Chris serves as the Director of Philanthropy & Marketing, and is responsible for Geneva’s brand, communication, and donor development strategies. Prior to joining Geneva, Chris served as the Vice President of Philanthropy at Lifewater, the oldest Christian clean water non-profit in North America, leading the communications, marketing, and development of financial resources for Lifewater’s ministry. Chris served for eight years in multiple church-planting and humanitarian-aid efforts in Ukraine and speaks conversational Ukrainian. Chris is a member at Trinity Presbyterian Church in San Luis Obispo, CA, holds a B.A. in English from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), and currently working toward an Executive MBA at the Quantic School of Business and Technology.