Chris is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a bachelor’s degree in Crop Sciences and a master’s degree is Weed Sciences. He has worked in a technical/agronomic capacity in the agriculture industry for the past 16 years, including roles as a Technical Services Representative in Indiana, Technology Development Representative in Illinois, and Technical Agronomist in Illinois. His experiences span being a part of the research, development, launch, and support of many new and exciting agriculture technologies in the past two decades. Originally from California, Chris has come to call Illinois home. He lives in Washington, Illinois with his wife and two kids, Sophie and Luke. In his free time, he enjoys all types of hunting (especially waterfowl), fishing, working around our small family farm, coaching youth baseball, and cheering on the fighting Illini.