Chris is a sixth-generation native Texan, and a fourth-generation resident of Collin County. In the early 1900s, his great-great-grandfather was a Collin County farmer in the same precinct Chris now represents as county commissioner. Chris has been married to his high school sweetheart, Laura, for 19 years. Today, they live in McKinney with their three children.
Chris has been an active conservative volunteer and member of the community, serving as a Republican precinct chair, election judge, and delegate/alternate at Republican state conventions since 1996. He previously served as the Treasurer for the Collin County Republican Party, and in 2010, Chris was named the Collin County Republican Party Volunteer of the Year.
Chris and his family attend and volunteer regularly at Christ Fellowship church in McKinney. He is a member of the Rotary Club of McKinney, the Kiwanis Club of McKinney, the Texas Home School Coalition, and a life member of the National Rifle Association. He currently serves on the board of directors for The Samaritan Inn, Minuteman Disaster Response, and the Allen Community Outreach Advisory Council. Chris is an Eagle Scout and a member of MENSA.
McKinney Rotary Club
McKinney Kiwanis Club
National Eagle Scout Association
As the first person in his family to graduate from college, Chris earned a Bachelor of Political Science degree from Texas A&M University at Commerce. He also earned a Master of Pastoral Leadership degree from Columbia Biblical Seminary, a Master of Business Administration degree from Webster University, and a Master of Accounting and Information Management degree from the University of Texas at Dallas. Chris has the skills and experience necessary to lead Collin County with excellence!
The University of
Texas at Dallas
Master of Accounting & Information Management
Columbia International University
Master of Arts
in Pastoral Leadership
Texas A&M University-Commerce
Chris has extensive financial and organizational leadership experience, having previously served as a corporate accountant and Controller in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Throughout his career, Chris has been responsible for directing and executing the full range of corporate financial functions, treasury operations, and financial analysis. He is a proven financial manager with years of leadership experience in dynamic organizations. He is well-qualified to serve as our county commissioner. His leadership, integrity, and financial experience are a significant asset to Collin County.
Certified Public Accountant
Certified Internal Auditor
Chartered Global Management Accountant
Certified Fraud Examiner
My financial and leadership experience makes me uniquely qualified for this position. I have the conservative values, financial skills, and business experience necessary to serve Collin County as your county commissioner. As a proven fiscal conservative, I am able to address the county’s complex budget decisions with a steadfast commitment to keeping our taxes low. As a Certified Public Accountant, my commitment is always to my clients, and I pledge to serve the people of Collin County with that same leadership, integrity, and experience. Thank you for placing your trust in me as we work together to make Collin County the best place to live, work, and raise a family!