Chris graduated from the Texas Tech Rawls College of Business in 2006 and earned a BBA in General Business with a concentration in Finance and Management. He has been in the banking community since he was 16 years old. Chris has been with Western Bank since 2004. He is currently the Vice President/ Branch Manager and enjoys making consumer and commercial loans from auto purchases to large commercial real estate acquisitions. Western Bank is a family owned community bank that serves the financial needs of West Texas with branches in Lubbock, Coahoma, Abilene, Big Spring, Loraine and Brownwood.
Chris was born and raised in Lubbock and is a huge Texas Tech fan that holds season tickets to Tech football and baseball. He met his wife Geleah who works in the Rawls Undergraduate Services Center at the 2006 Insight Bowl in Tempe Arizona and married her in 2009. Chris is part of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Program, The Young Professionals of Lubbock and has ties to the South Plains Council that works with the Boy Scouts. He has also been a mentor for Lubbock Lemonade Day since 2013. Chris is an avid outdoorsman, enjoys playing golf and grilling with family and friends.
Chris joined the Rawls Raiders to help give back to and promote the University that he as admired and respected since he was a boy.