Chris lives in Santa Ana, CA with his wife, Tina, and their 9-year-old daughter, Tatum. They are parents to three grown sons, Benjamin (33), Brennan (31) and Tyler (21). When not spending time watching his daughter at dance competitions and cattle sorting classes, Chris is a Senior Vice President / Principal with the real estate firm Lee & Associates – Ontario. Chris’s officiating career started in 2004 as a Back Judge in the PAC-12 in 2012, and then a Referee in the PAC-12 in 2014. He officiated the 2020 National Championship Game between Clemson and LSU: the 2021 Cotton Bowl; the PAC-12 Championships in 2018 and 2020; and, eight other postseason assignments.
Chris appreciates his association with the Stars and Stripes Academy as it creates mutually beneficial learning opportunities for Academy officials and Clinician/Instructors alike.