Chris is a seasoned entrepreneur, leader, marketer, and published author with over 25 years of experience in developing and implementing growth strategies for hundreds of small and mid-size companies.
Renowned for his success in growing and positioning companies for profitable exits, Chris combines his keen business acumen with a natural ability to address intricate business challenges. He is passionate about fostering and directing high-caliber teams, consistently amplifying top-line growth for both his own ventures and those of his clients.
As the Founder and former Managing Partner of TribalVision, a premier full-service marketing agency based in Boston, Chris led the company to consistent profitability for over ten years, surpassing industry benchmarks in the process.
With a 14% compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) since its founding, TribalVision has earned the title as an Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Company four times. Under Chris’s leadership, TribalVision was also named a five-time Best Places to Work winner and was also a Most Innovative Company award winner. His leadership paved the way for the agency to craft and execute impactful results-driven marketing strategies for hundreds of small-to-midsize businesses looking to navigate to higher ground.
During his leadership at TribalVision, Chris recognized that breakthrough, sustainable growth extends beyond just marketing, leading him to introduce a more holistic “360” approach with his latest business venture, Skayle 360. Skayle 360 delves deep into every aspect of a business, which includes HR, Marketing, Sales, IT and AI. Through Skayle 360, Chris curates dynamic training workshops and offers tailored 1:1 training programs, providing organizations with a comprehensive roadmap to achieve breakthrough growth. His commitment is unwavering – whether it’s helping a company craft a business strategy, build a team, develop a lead generation engine, or harness AI’s power. Chris’s aim is to instate best practices across pivotal departments, unlocking unparalleled growth.
All of Chris’s insights and methods have been distilled into his recently published book, “SCALE UP.” Partnering with Chris and Skayle 360 means investing in a battle-tested blueprint for growth and a profound organizational evolution, solidifying your brand’s ascendancy to the next level of growth.
Honors including the SBA Small Businessperson of the Year, Smart CEO Boston Future 50 Winner, and a laudable 93% CEO rating on Glassdoor testify to Chris’s leadership. Chris is an alumnus of the Yale School of Management with an MBA and holds an undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College.
Chris is a seasoned entrepreneur with a knack for founding growth-focused ventures. After establishing TribalVision, a nationally recognized marketing force, he launched Skayle 360, furthering his tradition of business acceleration. His ventures reflect a commitment to innovation and impactful strategies, benefiting clients from diverse sectors. With every initiative, Chris showcases his passion to transform the business landscape and guide companies to their growth potential.
The author of two books – SCALE UP and Marketing in the Trenches, Chris has built a reputation as a growth expert in the New England business community. Chris is a frequent speaker at industry events and has conducted business workshops in partnership with numerous organizations. Chris has also served as a guest panelist for Providence Business News Marketing Summits, as a CIBER Case Competition Judge, and as a guest columnist for multiple business publications.
Chris prides himself on having built an employee-centric culture rooted in innovation and excellence as demonstrated by multiple ‘Best Places to Work’ awards. Under his leadership, TribalVision has received 80+ 5-star Google reviews and numerous industry awards including being selected as a 4x Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Company winner. Chris has also been recognized for his leadership with multiple awards and achieved a 90%+ Glassdoor CEO rating.