Chris began farming in 2002 and is a third-generation farmer in Maple Park, IL. He farms several thousand acres of corn, soybeans, and wheat and raises hogs. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in agricultural engineering and served for ten years as a U.S. Navy pilot.
Chris and his wife, Dana, have two daughters, Kelsey and Vanessa, and a son, Drew. He is currently serving on the Elburn Planning Commission and is on the Kaneland School Board’s Citizens Advisory Committee.