Kris is a graduate of Crichton College in Memphis, Tennessee, earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. In 2015, he joined the Memphis Child Advocacy Center staff team as the Prevention Director. The prevention team at the Memphis Child Advocacy Center provides research-informed Stewards of Children child sexual abuse prevention and response training to businesses, churches, schools and youth-serving organizations across Shelby County. The prevention team also helps organizations develop or improve child protection policy. He previously worked for the YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South for 16 years in various leadership roles, with his most recent role as Regional Executive Director of the Y-CAP Branch YMCA. Kris has served as a board member for the Memphis Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals along with serving on the Tennessee Chapter board of the Association of YMCA Professionals.