Founder, Consultant, Author
Chris is the founder of Group Benefit Solutions in Tacoma, a risk mitigation and cost containment consulting firm with expertise in converting a top P&L liability into earnings for employers, while increasing the quality of life for their employees. Chris is an Amazon best-selling author of NextGeneration Healthcare, and was recently named a Rising Star by Employee Benefit News.
Chris 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 is 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 for 4 years. 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