Chris is a proud Michigander or Michiganian. His job with the local school district keeps him very busy so he balances it out with several creative endeavors. Chris is part of an improv trio called Broke Gravy. They have performed at several festivals internationally and can be seen regularly at theaters around town. Chris is a story coach and performer at backfencepdx. He is the creator and host of Front Porch Sessions a local storytelling/community building event and he is also the co-host of the podcast Whatchu Wanna Know. He holds a Master’s Degree in Conflict Resolution and believes completely in the transformative power of storytelling. Chris is an okay mimic of accents and loves to work 80’s and 90’s pop culture references into serious conversations whenever possible.