Chip has made his home in Colorado for the past forty years after being raised in Ohio. His business career started in Los Angeles for a Fortune 500 top 25 company.
After being relocated to Colorado in 1975, Chip worked for a small family-owned industrial distributor where he held various positions leading to ownership with his business partner.
As President of the company he had the responsibility for Sales and Marketing as well as Operations. Through his leadership, the company grew and prospered leading to a successful sale of the business in 2014.
Chip graduated from Ashland University with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Management. He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam war before starting his business career.
Chip enjoys serving his community through his work as Chair of a local non-profit as well as having served on the board for the Industrial Supply Association. He and his wife lead a number of Bible studies through their local church.
Chip married his High School sweetheart Peggy 44 years ago and have raised four wonderful children. He enjoys the Colorado lifestyle that includes mountain biking and back country skiing.