Chris is co-founder and principal of Rather & Kittrell and has worked in the financial services industry since 1995. He is a graduate of East Tennessee State University with a double major in Finance and Human Resource Management.
Chris has served on the board of Helen Ross McNabb, Fellowship of Christian Athletes & Kalu Grace Foundation. He currently serves on the board of the Tennessee Theatre and Knoxville Leadership Foundation. Chris and Rather & Kittrell were the 2014 recipient of the “Invest in Others” Foundation’s Volunteer Team of the Year for their work with Mission of Hope.
Chris enjoys writing and is a regular contributor to the Knoxville News Sentinel’s finance section. He was honored in 2008 as a member of “40 under 40,” which honors under-40 business people who are leaving an impact on the Knoxville community. In 2009, Chris was nominated for “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” at the Pinnacle Business Awards.
He and his wife, Tami, live with their two daughters in Farragut, Tennessee.