Manager, Security Awareness & Analysis, CPS Energy
Chris is the Manager of Security Awareness & Analysis with CPS Energy’s Threat Intelligence & Security Awareness division. His responsibilities include physical and cyber security awareness training, strategic security response, and threat data analytics to support the CPS Energy workforce. Prior to this role, Chris served as Manager, Learning & Development.
Chris is a performance management professional passionate about bringing out the best in individuals and organizations. Chris is an Air Force veteran where he served as an intelligence analyst and later as a leadership and management training instructor.
After leaving the military, Chris held positions in Process Improvement/Total Quality Management (TQM) and Employee Development & Training across several industries; public energy/utilities, manufacturing, sales, healthcare, and management. His work has encompassed strategic planning, business process improvement, performance management, workforce development, team-building and communication skills.
Chris has worked as an independent training consultant and adjunct instructor with San Antonio College for both their Supervisor Certification and Corporate Trainer Certification programs. He has also taught basic through advanced computer skills training through the Adult & Continuing Education department of the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Education with a dual major in Corporate Training and Business; and a minor emphasis in Math Studies. . He also has two Associate of Applied Science degrees in Instructional Technology and Communications Management respectively, from the Community College of the Air Force.
His professional affiliations include the Alamo Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE), Scholarship Committee Chair; Past-President of the San Antonio Association of Organizational Development (SAAOD); VP of Technology, and VP of Publications for the San Antonio Chapter of the Association for Talent Development (ATD); and membership in the San Antonio Human Resource Management Association (SAHRMA). Chris has held membership with National Forum of Black Public Administrators and is an alumni of the Executive Leadership Institute. He has also served as a Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Program Board of Examiners.
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