Chris is originally from Ft. Wayne, Indiana but spent much of his formative years in Decatur, Illinois. He graduated from Loyola University in Chicago in 1990 with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Chris immediately went to work for ADMIS after graduation and worked his way up the ranks at ADMIS' Chicago Mercantile Exchange operation. He moved to the Chicago Board of Trade in 1997 providing technical grain analysis for ADMIS' daily research bulletins while also speaking to seminar groups on technical analysis of grain and livestock markets. Chris became a full-time futures broker in 2001 specializing in the technical and fundamental outlooks for the grain and livestock. Chris lives in the far southwest suburbs with his wife and 3 children.