After growing up in Wisconsin, Chris attended the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a five-year Bachelor of Architecture professional degree. Upon graduating, he completed the Intern Development Program (IDP) and passed all sections of the ARE. He is a licensed and registered architect in the State of Florida and maintains active NCARB Certification. Chris works as Project Manager at Fairfax & Sammons Architects. Specializing in custom residential, he has experience with a variety of project types—from the renovation of a 1,000 square foot historic home to the design of a new 10,000+ square foot family compound. Chris currently serves on the CRAN Emerging Professionals Committee, advocating for young architects working in residential design.