Chris came to Marine Fasteners in 2008, soon after it was acquired by The Würth Group, to take over purchasing and financial reporting. Prior to joining Marine Fasteners Chris held various finance, tax, and purchasing positions with companies in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Pennsylvania.
Chris grew up in Webster City, Iowa and graduated from Iowa State University with a BBA degree in Accounting in 1988. After obtaining an MBA with concentrations in Finance and Tax from Tulane University in 1992, Chris then passed the Certified Public Accounting exam while working for Arthur Andersen LLP in the tax department of the Kansas City office.
With his free time Chris enjoys spending time with his wife Stephanie and their five children. He loves fishing, golfing, skiing, traveling and whatever other crazy activities like sky-diving, hot-air-ballooning and zip-lining that his wife dreams up.