Chris has had a twenty-five year career in Human Resources working with a number of Fortune 500 organizations. Most recently Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Charles Schwab & Co. Chris also held senior management HR positions with Universal Studios, Levi Strauss & Company, and Bank of America. She is currently proprietor of Children’s Book Gallery, an antiquarian bookshop in San Francisco specializing in children’s books of character, color and charm from 1750 to 1950.
Chris is also the author of a number of children’s picture books and books about children’s literature, including the award-winning One Hundred Books Famous in Children’s Literature. She serves on a variety of national nonprofit boards, where she is active in HR, strategic planning, leadership, and board governance work. She received a BA from Stanford University and attended the Stanford Graduate School of Business.