Chris grew up on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. He was always active in church and in the band at school as well as other community events. Chris is currently in his 11th year teaching band at Northeast Guilford Middle School. He has played professionally with local groups such as West End Mambo and the Greensboro Big Band, and he plays weekly at Jamestown Presbyterian Church for their contemporary praise and worship service. On top of being a part of the worship team and assistant chancel choir director, Chris composes many of the songs for Decided “the JPC Praise Band” and arranges the horn parts for other songs that Decided plays. Chris has been with Decided since its inception in July 2000.