Chris works with the Carolina Demography team to develop and implement useful and effective websites and web assets. A web designer and front end developer, Chris is passionate about designing products and services that support organizational goals and add value for end users.
Chris brings a fusion of interface design and software development skills to his work for a user-experience driven approach to web development. Before joining Carolina Demography and the research services IT group at the Carolina Population Center, Chris worked with start-ups at the Innovation Depot tech incubator as a developer and web consultant and created websites for a major dance studio chain.
Before beginning his career as a web developer, Chris was a professional dancer and dance sport competitor for a number of years, becoming a regional champion and national finalist in his division. He also holds a degree in Information Systems Management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Population can grow—or decline—from one of two components of change: net migration (both domestic and international) or natural growth (births and deaths). Though both components have contributed to North Carolina’s population growth, net migration has been the driving force of…
North Carolina’s population grew to an estimated 10.5 million people as of July 1, 2019, according to new estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. From July 1, 2018 to July 1, 2019, the state’s population increased by nearly 106,500 individuals.…