Chris is an artist, a licensed nurse, an entrepreneur and philanthropist. He studied illustration at the Art Institute of Atlanta and had a career in design before entering the IT industry in the 1990s. His main career is healthcare informatics which combines his nursing training with 25 years of IT experience. As an entrepreneur he is co-owner of a small business in his hometown. As an amateur philanthropist he donates his artistic talent of sketching to generous patrons in exchange for donations to charity.