Chris earned his J.D. from the University of Illinois in 1995. Since that time, he has spent his career in the Chicago area working in both private practice as well as in-house. Chris has held positions in the corporate legal departments of several Fortune 500 companies, including McDonald’s and OfficeMax-Office Depot, where he served as Vice President, Associate General Counsel. In his current role as Senior Corporate Counsel for Ulta Beauty, Chris advises and collaborates with many of the Company’s business units, including its Marketing, Merchandising, E-commerce and Social Media teams.