Chris is a second-generation member of the scaffold industry with well-rounded experience in multiple fields including purchasing, asset management, customer service, and sales.
Starting in 1998 and approaching his 23rd year anniversary in the business, he’s held key positions with both large, nationally based organizations as well as small, family owned operations. His extensive history and expertise in all facets of our industry allow him to recognize and communicate the value of the SAIA to all members and prospects throughout the construction industry.
Chris extended his career in 2017 as a sales and customer service representative for Direct Scaffold Supply (DSS). Headquartered in Houston, TX, with multiple distribution centers across North America and abroad, DSS is a leading, global supplier of all types of supported scaffold, shoring and formwork systems, and the go-to manufacturer for private labeled, OEM product lines.
Chris began attending SAIA events in 1993 as a teenager and became an active member in 2004 with the Brock Group. In 2014 he was elected as a board member for Region 6 (Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico), and has sat on the SAIA EF board for the past 4 years. Chris has previously served as co-chair of the Industrial Council and is a two-time winner of the SAIA Outstanding Chapter President Award.
Chris is a past recipient of the SAIA EF scholarship and the only recipient to return to the association and serve as an active member.