Kris joined VLS in March 2023 as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Kris has extensive finance, accounting, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, investing and leadership experience.
Prior to VLS, Kris was the CFO of FlexSteel Technologies, a business generating revenue of approximately $350 million a year when it was acquired by Cactus, Inc. in February 2023, and Director of Investments for Prime NRI, an investment holding company backed by one of the largest financial institutions based in New York. Previously Kris was the CFO of a directional drilling company, an investment banker with Simmons & Company and a Field Artillery Officer in the U.S. Army.
Kris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA with a concentration in finance from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas in Austin.