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Chris Happ

Board Member

Chris Happ is a proven tech entrepreneur and investor who is equally comfortable at the quarterly board meeting or sprint planning with developers. Chris has worked at and consulting for the largest companies in the world including PwC, Ariba, ExxonMobil, Southwest Airlines, Walt Disney, Pfizer, and American Express. He has started and grown two companies, one successfully exiting to a public company and the other growing to more than 150 customers in over 40 countries. Happ has raised seed and subsequent funding rounds and heavily experienced in building the necessary infrastructure to make a company go from idea to scale.

Why Chris serves on the Board

I believe the Greater Chicago Food Depository solves more than hunger, it offers a scalable and foundational platform to change people's lives. In addition, the opportunity to impact young people and offer new paths forward in life are really important to me.