Chris Naatz has a passion for the new home and development industry that has spanned more than 25 years. Chris’ unique, cross-functional career experience includes operations, sales, marketing, land acquisition, asset underwriting, land planning, entitlements and product development. He has been a strategic leader in the start-up and ongoing operations of communities that serve everything from first time buyers to large scale active adult communities. He earned a MA in Integrated Marketing Communications from Roosevelt University and a BA in Journalism and Spanish from Indiana University. Chris is a member of the Home Builders Association of Illinois, Urban Land Institute and past president of the Sales & Marketing Council of the Chicago Home Builders Association. Chris is also a member of the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors and has served on dozens of developer HOA boards.