In addition to running PGP, Chris is a full time coach and GM at Seattle Strength and Performance, where he specializes in delivering personal and group training to help people build strength and improve their lives. Prior to becoming a health and fitness professional, Chris worked at Amazon for close to a decade, navigating six different roles across four different teams. It was during this time at Amazon, he also realized he needed to take better ownership of his health. He was letting the stress of his job take a toll on him in terms of exercise, nutrition, and sleep. In 2018, he became inspired by his own transformation experience and passionate about giving back to others. He is a Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Nutrition Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, a Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certified Coach, and a Spartan Race SGX Certified Coach. He is a native Washingtonian, having grown up in Federal Way and attended the University of Washington. He currently resides in West Seattle with his wife Nicole, daughter Emi, and dog Molly.