Chris brings over 20 years of experience to Park Place Technologies. Prior to being President & Chief Operating Officer, Chris was CFO of Park Place. As President and COO, he works side-by-side with other key leaders throughout the company managing day-to-day operations of Park Place. His key objectives include streamlining work processes and ensuring that all business initiatives and objectives are in sync. Chris focuses on key growth strategies and initiatives to improve profitability for Park Place, and is responsible for European and Asia-Pacific sales and service operations. Some of Chris’ key accomplishments have been a reorganization of the Park Place delivery operations, developing strategies for hardware support in the storage space, completing multiple acquisitions both domestic and international, and launching Park Place’s European and Asia-Pacific business units.
Prior to his work at Park Place Technologies, Chris worked for OnX Enterprise Solutions as the Vice President of U.S. Finance and Operations. Here, he helped acquire and integrate the technology services division of Agilysys. He also worked for CBIZ as the Vice President of Shared Services. He has also held various roles in accounting, finance, operations and business integration.
With two active daughters, Chris spends most of his time at their extracurricular activities. He also enjoys playing golf and skiing.
Chris received his BBA in Accounting from the University of Toledo and his MBA in Entrepreneurship from Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a winner of the Crain’s Cleveland 40 Under Forty award in 2011.