Founder, Consultant, Author, Speaker
Chris is the founder of Group Benefit Solutions in Tacoma, who’s mission is to make high quality and transparent healthcare and available to all working families, while offering them $0 out-of-pocket options.
Chris is an Amazon best-selling author of NextGeneration Healthcare, was recently named a “Rising Star” by Employee Benefit News, and a “Face-of-Change” by Benefits Pro.
Chris has spoken at national industry conferences for NAHU and EBA’s Workplace Mania. He has been interviewed for stories appearing in US News & World Report, Self Magazine, Moneyish.com, Clutch.co, Employee Benefit News, and Benefits Pro.
Chris is originally from Tacoma and received his BA from the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman (Go Cougs!). He was the president of the South Puget Sound NAIFA chapter, a member of the South Puget Sound SHRM chapter, and was treasurer of the Kiwanis Club of Steilacoom. Chris’ wife, Valerie is the owner of Natural Venom All-Stars, a competitive cheerleading gym in Tacoma that has won 2 international championships (2012, 2018). They reside in Steilacoom with their 3 beautiful children, Cara, Carly, and Luke.
Phone: (253) 228-8336