President & CEO
Chris oversees general administration of the Vail Valley Partnership’s daily operations and works with local & regional stakeholders to advocate on behalf of the Vail Valley as a tourism destination and community. He is also responsible for the annual strategic plan for the organization and represents the Vail Valley on a variety of local and regional volunteer boards. Click here to watch a short video.
Chris can often be found at special events & concerts or enjoying the many recreational opportunities in the Vail Valley.
Chris’s Community Involvement:
Board Member (past chair), Colorado Association of Destination Marketing Organizations
Vice Chair, Tourism Industry Association of Colorado
Economic Development Board, Northwest Colorado Council of Governments
Board Chair, Colorado Workforce Consortium
Chair, Colorado Chamber of Commerce Executives
Board Member, Western Association of Chamber Executives
Fellow, Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, Educational Attainment Division
Chair, Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, Destination Cities Council
Chair, Colorado Tourism Office Regional Branding Committee
Advisory Council, Colorado Mountain College
Vail Economic Advisory Council