Chris is the co-founder and CEO of SDLC Partners L.P., a business and technology consultancy that delivers commercial-grade solutions to clients that are optimizing and transforming their operations, experiences, and business models. His 30+-year career highlights executive leadership and success in growing businesses, building strong teams, and implementing strategies that drive growth.
Under his leadership, SDLC Partners grew from a start-up to one of Pittsburgh’s largest and most recognized consultancies. His ability to align organizational mission, people, and services with market objectives is valued by clients who seek his counsel and deep industry knowledge.
Prior to founding SDLC with his partners, Chris spent 15 years with a publicly traded global consultancy leading sales and operations through those years.
Active in the technology community, Chris has a decade of service as a board member for the Pittsburgh Technology Council; one of the largest tech councils in the United States. His passion for accelerating the value of technology is seen through his executive support of Women in Technology (WIT), Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS), and various regional STEM initiatives.
He holds a BS in Computer Science with a concentration in Business/Finance from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Chris resides in the Pittsburgh PA area with his wife and two children. He and his family enjoy the outdoors and have hiked in many areas of the United States.