Chris Smith joined the Gary Sinise Foundation team in September 2017 as a Project Coordinator for the Restoring Independence and Supporting Empowerment (R.I.S.E.) Program. He graduated from the University of Missouri – Columbia with a degree in Business Management. He currently resides in Jefferson City, MO with his fiancé Sarah. Prior to accepting the position with the Foundation, Chris worked as an Outside Sales Representative for Midwest Block & Brick.
Chris had two grandfathers that served in the military, and growing up under their influence helped foster respect and admiration for the Armed Forces. He enjoys attending sporting events, especially the Missouri Tigers and Kansas City Chiefs. Chris also enjoys spending time with family, and friends, golfing, and many other outdoor activities.