As President and CEO of CHES, Chris is responsible for the development and oversight of the business plan that supports non-profits in a variety of ways, including providing embedded management technical assistance, grant development, continuous quality improvement processes and management information systems.
Previously, Chris held the position of CEO of Croney & Clark (now KVC Behavioral Healthcare Kentucky), a private child welfare service agency where he oversaw all staff, budgeting and administrative activities. Utilizing his previous partnerships and state-wide relationships, Chris worked with staff at KVC to implement new public child welfare collaborations in order to provide intensive assessment and comprehensive services to at-risk families. Prior to his work with KVC, Chris was an assistant clinical professor and Director of the College of Social Work’s Training Resource Center (TRC). At the TRC, Chris managed a program budget of over 3 million dollars and maintained the crucial partnership with the state Cabinet for Families and Children.