Chris has deep roots in financial services product, technology and operations, with over 25 years of experience as a leader in digital innovation and transformation. He holds a Management Information Systems degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and completed the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado in 2023.

Chris has held various product, technology, marketing and sales leadership roles at both established organizations and high-growth startups, including Valley Bank, Roche, Varo Bank, Monitise (Fiserv), IBM and M&T Bank and is an advisor to multiple fintech startups.

Currently, as the Head of Digital Products at Valley National Bank, Chris leads his product team through the intersection of business, technology and customer experience, accelerating Valley’s growth through the development and transformation of digital products and experiences.