Christopher has three decades of experience in operational management and team leadership, the last 20 years in Central and Eastern Europe. Noteworthy posts include: Partner and Director of Regional Property Management for AIG/Lincoln, President and CEO of Hollywood Video (Poland), founder and Board Member of Plus Energia, a published freelance writer at SmirkWorks Ink, and five years in key positions of the Polish Baseball and Softball Association – three years as President and two years as the Head Coach of the Polish National Women’s Softball Team. During his career, he has led or had key positions in three start-up companies. Christopher’s proficiencies include conceptualization and formation of operational systems, customer service, training and personnel development, software implementation and written communication. Christopher graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with dual degrees in Economics and Sociology and a minor in Business. He also speaks and writes Polish fluently. He sees his engagement in Katalyst Education as a way of giving something back to Poland, a country that has treated him well in his two decades here.