Chris is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Knapp Properties, Inc. His responsibilities include the oversight of several departments within Knapp Properties including brokerage, property management, accounting, information technology, human resources, and administration.
After earning his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa in 1987, he joined the Des Moines office of Deloitte & Touche, where he also attained the designation of Certified Public Accountant. In 1993, he joined Knapp Construction, a residential construction company, and served as its Chief Financial Officer. In 1997, Chris joined Knapp Properties, Inc.
In addition to his activities at Knapp Properties, Chris currently serves on the boards of the Animal Rescue League, DMACC Foundation, Greater Des Moines Partnership Regional Economic Development, West Des Moines Plan and Zoning, West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce, Dallas County Local Housing Trust and the Waukee YMCA. He also serves as co-chair of the Greater Des Moines Partnership Development Council. Chris was a member of the 2007-2008 Greater Des Moines Leadership Class.