Chris, a financial planner with Key Private Bank, is responsible for providing financial advice and direction to clients and advocating financial planning within KeyBank. Prior to joining Key-Bank, Chris served the tax, financial and investment needs of over 400 families at Bixby & Associates Financial Solutions in Williston, VT. Specializing in retirement planning, risk management, and tax planning, Chris has more than fifteen years of financial planning experience. Chris is a CFP® practitioner and an enrolled agent licensed to practice before the IRS. He is an instructor for the National Association of Tax Professionals and a contributing author for Landgrant University. He has also been an instructor for the University of Vermont Tax Extension School, Champlain College, the H.D. Vest Financial Planning Institute as well as a speaker for NATP Chapters. Chris has a Master of Science in administration from St. Michael’s College in Colchester, VT, and a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC. Born in Elche, Spain, Chris now lives in Kirkland, WA with his wife Lydia and their sons, Cooper and Cameron.