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Chris Start – Vice President of Finance and Administration

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As WaterStone’s Vice President of Finance and Administration, Chris’ mission is to oversee the broad scope of WaterStone’s financial reporting, investments, operations, and administration. Equally as important, Chris regularly serves our advisors and clients by analyzing, designing and recommending tax strategies and innovative giving solutions.

Prior to joining WaterStone, Chris spent six years as Finance Manager at Procter & Gamble. In addition, he served 10 years in a variety of management roles at Moody Bible Institute and Northern Trust Bank in Chicago, Illinois.

Chris earned his B.A. in Bible and Theology from Moody Bible Institute, his M.B.A. and Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois as well as his licensure as a CPA in the state of Colorado.

Chris currently resides in Colorado Springs, Colorado with his wife, Jennifer and their two sons. Most of his free time is spent volunteering with his boys and their many activities, along with coaching their various sports teams.