Chris Myers is the President and CEO of Professional Alternatives, an award-winning, Houston-based staffing and recruiting agency with over 20 years of experience in finance and professional staffing and recruiting.
Chris worked in the credit industry for more than 7 years before starting at Professional Alternatives in August 1998. His diverse background includes credit and collections management, call center management, sales management and human resources. Chris received his BBA from Texas A&M University and his MBA from Houston Baptist University.
He has been a member of NACM Southwest (National Association of Credit Management) for the last 20 years and is a past Chairman of the Board. He was selected as the 2003 Credit Executive of the Year and his company was awarded the Excellence in Credit Award. In 2008, Chris was elected to serve as a Southern Region Director for the National Board of NACM, as was elected as NACM’s National Chairman in 2014.
Chris was also recognized as one of the top “40 Under 40” Professionals in 2012 by the Houston Business Journal, and his company has been recognized in 2004, 2011 and 2013 as one of the fastest-growing companies in Houston. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for NACM Southwest and the Houston Area Association of Personnel Consultants, and is a 2021 nominee for Ernst & Young's prestigious "Entrepreneur of the Year" Award.
As an active writer and thought leader on topics with human resources, employee development and hiring trends, Chris has been published in Fast Company, Houston Business Journal, Glassdoor Blog, Business Insider, Credit Today, Nasdaq.com and more.
Chris and his wife, Kelli, live in Houston with their two sons and daughter. He enjoys staying active in his free time, running marathons, ultramarathons, and is a 6x Ironman Triathlon finisher.
CEO & President
Chris is the CEO of a leading recruitment agency, exploring new trends in HR, business, and hiring.