Chris was born in Jefferson City and raised in small towns around the state, finally settling in New Haven, Missouri. He graduated from New Haven High School in 1980 and attended East Central, Missouri Southern State and UMC. His work at radio stations took him from Union and Joplin, MO to Lincoln, NE (he still hates the color red) and Tallahassee, FL before returning to Missouri in 1985. Chris has been on the radio in Columbia since 1985, working at a rock station through the 80's and early 90's, oldies through the rest of the 90's and soft rock on KPLA for the last six years. He and his wife Lisa married In 1986 and have four children. Rachel and Aubrey attend Truman State University in Kirksville. Levi is a student at Oakland Junior High and Nathan is in 5th grade at Shepard Elementary.