Chris is a Native Oregonian who received his Bachelors Degree in Organizational Psychology from Western Oregon University. Upon graduating with honors, his very first professional career was in executive recruiting with a well knows franchise “Management Recruiters inc”. After several years of earning a national reputation and awards for his individual recruiting efforts, he was promoted to the CEO/owner of the MRI Portland office. During the next 5 years, he was instrumental in hiring, training and assembling a growing team of 60+ recruiters who would be recognized year after year as the top 10 single site locations in the country. After successfully selling that business, Chris and Liz co-founded Sky Recruiting to provide nationally focused recruiting services and to elevate the overall image of the profession.
The popularity of Sky Recruiting can be traced back to its roots in 1996 when Chris and Liz both had a vision of providing world class recruiting services to a national niche of clients and candidates. Nearly two decades later, the dream of Sky recruiting has been fully realized. Under Chris and Liz’s leadership, Sky Recruiting has successfully partnered with some of the most prominent and enthusiastic distributors across the country and impacted the quality of the lives of all 10 of its’ employees. The success of Sky Recruiting can be attributed to their commitment to assembling the finest team of search professionals who have the knowledge, network and speed to deliver top talent. Chris is proud to be associated with the only recruiting firm in the country who has two decades of electrical and industrial distribution experience, 55+ years of in house experience, client partners in every state, a process that is communication based, with guaranteed results.