Data Systems Manager
Joined VBA: 2020
Kris joined VBA in March 2020 as a Data Analyst. He also served as a Database Administrator and a Software Engineer before being promoted to Data Systems Manager in 2023. In this position, he is responsible for overseeing the database environment and structures, as well as the internal processes that interact with the databases. His team also ensures the data integrity and support of the current applications that rely on VBA’s databases and continually seeks to improve the speed, functionality and dependability of VBA systems.
Prior to joining VBA, Kris worked as a Data Services Manager and Technical Lead for Marshall & Swift-Boeckh, which later became CoreLogic. He also worked as a Software Engineer for Xerox. Early in his career, Kris was an Algebra and Geometry teacher at Burlington High School, and he also worked as a carpenter on new construction and home remodel projects.
Kris earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse with a dual major in Computer Science and Math.
When he is away from work, Kris enjoys spending as much time as he can with his children and grandchildren. He also enjoys hiking or kayaking in the great outdoors.