Chris Barnes

Director of Development, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Chris will be joining the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion office as its new Director of Development. Chris recently served as the Director of Development for University Initiatives with the University Development Office at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. With over six years development experience, Chris has a proven background of soliciting and closing major gifts, prospect portfolio and travel territory management. Prior to his fundraising career at UNC, Chris spent 14 years in financial services in both personal and business banking, and management.

In his spare time, Chris enjoys a round of golf on the weekends, cooking with family and friends, and traveling domestically and internationally while creating family memories.