Born in Germany, Chris moved to the United States at the age of 21 and became a naturalized citizen in 1992. He worked as a professional musician for several years in Los Angeles, CA, as well as toured the continental United States.
In 1995, Chris changed career paths into Law Enforcement in the State of New Mexico. He left the department in 2004 as a Sheriff’s Sergeant and Investigator, having attended and graduated from a slew of investigative schools.
Chris moved on to become an executive protection team member for a Los Angeles based specialized Israeli firm. He worked the following 2 years as a bodyguard to Hollywood entertainment icons and high-level business tycoons.
On 11SEP2006, Chris joined the U.S. Army Military Police Corps and deployed for two tours of combat to Iraq between 2007 and 2009.
During his first tour, Chris was part of a team conducting land & air transport of high-value detainees from Camp Bucca (Umm Qassr) to Basra and subsequently Baghdad.
During the second tour, Chris worked in military intelligence under top-secret clearance, first as an Intel Analyst, then moving into HUMINT assignments (Human Intelligence gathering).
Following his return to the United States in 2009 and based on his military intelligence background, Chris was subsequently recruited by the Government-sponsored (Las Vegas-based) Bigelow Aerospace Advanced Space Studies Team (BAASS). He became an essential member of the “Skinwalker Ranch” research group and specialized in conventional as well as unconventional research techniques into the program. Chris further conducted numerous BAASS field investigations over the years and produced remarkable results, even being invited to secret and exclusive Native American ritual dances and ceremonies. Chris resigned from Bigelow Aerospace in February 2019.
In 20014/15, Chris graduated from U.S. Army PSD (Protective Services School) and MPI (Military Investigations school) and deployed as the lead MPI Office Facilitator for the southern Afghanistan district based out of Bagram Airfield. During his deployment, he also worked as a Protective Services Agent for several high-ranking U.S. and foreign dignitaries in combat environments.
Chris is currently a freelance researcher and contractor based out of Las Vegas, NV, as well as Salt Lake City, UT.