Chris Cook relishes a challenge—whether it be telemark skiing or transforming a stressful and chaotic workplace into a happy and productive environment or increasing recognition of the quality of American wines. Over the past 30 years, Chris’s vision and strategic leadership have inspired pivotal changes in both private and public sector organizations. Her creativity, contagious enthusiasm and cheerful diplomacy are grounded in a clearheaded logic and broad range of expertise—from organizational change and leadership to strategic management to marketing and communications.
Specializing in the science of happiness, Chris develops psychological capital to help individuals and businesses achieve their potential. She is also a leader in conducting marketing research, executing branding, devising strategy, providing inspiring leadership and implementing and measuring strategic marketing plans.
In the private sector, Chris provided consulting services to the architecture, engineering and construction industries, including an Engineering News Record Top 500 national engineering and architecture firm. Serving in leadership positions at these agencies, she conducted strategic marketing planning, project intelligence, client perception surveys and industry and competition analysis.
Chris holds a bachelor of science in communication: journalism from the State University of New York College at Brockport and a master in management with an emphasis in sustainability from Southern Oregon University.
Chris is a forward thinker and motivational leader with EI, leadership and creativity hallmarks.