Chris Walker

Founding Partner, Nashville

Chris Walker has years of experience working with various clients and campaigns at the federal, state, and local levels, and he has led multiple high-profile and high-stakes communications and public policy efforts.

Previously, Walker served on the staff of Tennessee Governor Bill Lee as Senior Advisor and Director of Communications, a cabinet-level appointment. In this role, he oversaw the communications strategies for the governor and his administration, including 23 cabinet departments. He also served as a Senior Communications Advisor on Governor Lee’s gubernatorial campaign, helping plan and execute the governor’s campaign strategy, messaging, and strategic communications efforts.

Walker’s experience also includes time with Tennessee SCORE, a non-partisan K-12 and higher education advocacy organization founded by former U.S. Senator Bill Frist. He has also served as Press Secretary for U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) and he served in the George W. Bush administration as a Public Affairs officer at the Department of the Treasury and as a Defense Fellow at the Department of Defense.

Walker is a graduate of The University of Tennessee. While at Tennessee, he was an undergraduate assistant with the Tennessee Volunteer football team. He currently lives in Nashville with his wife and two children.