Chris co-founded Guzman Energy and serves as President, overseeing all business operations, strategies and initiatives. The son and grandson of rural Utah coal miners, Chris is an experienced entrepreneur and finance executive who is passionate about identifying and correcting complex market inefficiencies in innovative ways. His experience in the energy sector dates back to 1995, when he graduated with honors from the Naval Nuclear Power School. He later served as both Chief Engineer of a guided missile destroyer—where he oversaw the operation of the electrical and propulsion systems—as well as the Commanding Officer of a coastal patrol warship, forward deployed to the Arabian Gulf. Prior to launching Guzman Energy, Chris served as Director of Investment Banking at Guzman & Company. He holds a B.S. degree with merit from the United States Naval Academy and an MBA from Harvard Business School.