Chris graduated from North Carolina State University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology. Following graduation, Chris began his career in law enforcement in North Carolina, first with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, then with the Winston-Salem Police Department. In 2013, Chris and his family moved to the Washington, DC metro area and he began working for the Montgomery County Police Department in Maryland. While at MCPD, Chris served as a Detective with the Special Victims Investigative Division, where he investigated sex assaults and child abuse cases.
Chris was happy to return to North Carolina, and especially Charlotte, with his family and continue his investigative work with the UNCC Title IX Office.