Community Attributes, Inc.
Chris founded Community Attributes, Inc. in 2005. Based in Seattle, he brings in-depth expertise with the Puget Sound regional economy. He often speaks to audiences on regional economy and community development considerations. Chris is an expert in regional economic development and socio-economic and demographic analysis. Prior to founding CAI, Chris worked with local and national consulting firms, and served as a senior planner for the Puget Sound Regional Council. Chris holds an M.B.A. from the University of Washington; an M.S. in urban and regional planning with economic development and transportation concentrations from the University of Iowa; and a B.A. in mathematics with an economics minor from the University of Northern Iowa. He is an active volunteer leader in regional community organizations, including Leadership Tomorrow Seattle, Seattle CityClub, and the Boy Scouts of America.