Senior Director, Finance & Infrastructure
Chris oversees the accounting, finance, facilities, technology, and administrative functions of The Focal Point. The goal is to make sure The Focal Point team has the reliable systems and processes to provide outstanding service to our clients.
When working on cases, Chris brings his operations, business, and training experience the help his clients develop persuasive case themes and graphics. His clients have included Samsung, Micron, and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Chris has also led several pro bono efforts, including working on Jane Does I, II, and III v. Emmanuel Constant, which resulted in a $19 million liability verdict for violations of international law.
Prior to joining The Focal Point, Chris was the director of retail operations and new stores at Peet’s Coffee & Tea. Chris received an MBA with honors from Saint Mary's College of California and graduated magna cum laude from CSU Chico. In his downtime, Chris enjoys golf, riding his bike, and travel. Chris lives in Lafayette, California with his wife and their daughter.
“If everything is important, then nothing is important ...some things need to be emphasized or it all ends up as noise.”
–Richard Koch, The 80/20 Principle