During his 6-year tenure, Chris has directed nearly $3.5 Billion dollars of new and expanded industry investment in Johnston County in only 5 years. Those project include: Novo Nordisk, Grifols Therapeutics, Berry Global, 3C Packaging, OPW, Dollar General, Linamar, the Eastfield Development just to name a few. Just this year, 5 projects have been announced totaling over $300 million of new investment.
From 2000 to 2013, Chris served as Executive Director of the Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation. While with the DSDC, Chris oversaw $20 million dollars of investment in the Downtown District from the public and private sector.