Chris Blees has participated in the Ironman triathlon and climbed Mount McKinley in Alaska.
He began scaling his way to the top of his profession when he joined BiggsKofford accounting firm straight out of college. After five years, he was made a partner.
In May 2007 he was elected president/CEO. He is also the only managing partner who is younger than 40.
He founded BiggsKofford’s Merger and Acquisition Department.
He stays active nationally in the merger and acquisition profession and is now certified as an instructor of M&A courses with Loyola’s Executive MBA Program.
His wife’s name is Ranie and they have a son, Jack, 4, and a daughter, Lila, 1.