"We cannot always  
build the future for our youth, but  
we can build our youth for the future."

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Chris Hollins

Christopher Hollins,Vice Chairman

Christopher Hollins is a native of Houston, Texas. He studied political science at Morehouse College, earning a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude in 2007. While at Morehouse, Mr. Hollins served three consecutive terms in the Student Senate and chaired three Senate committees. He was also a charter member and president of the Morehouse Chapter of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. Mr. Hollins was initiated into Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. in 2005 and served as Basileus (president) of Morehouse's Psi Chapter. He was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society and received the Crown Award, the premier award given by the student body for academic achievement. Mr. Hollins was a Presidential Scholar throughout his matriculation at Morehouse.

Upon graduation, Mr. Hollins joined McKinsey & Company, where he consulted clients in areas including telecommunications, aerospace and defense, and public education. He addressed business problems in retail operations, organizational strategy, mergers and acquisitions, pricing, and procurement. He later served as a legal intern in the White House Office of Presidential Personnel. There, he interviewed, vetted, and advised presidential appointees within the Department of Justice, the Department of Education, and numerous other government agencies.

Mr. Hollins is currently completing the third year of a joint J.D./M.B.A. program between Yale Law School and Harvard Business School. He previously served as NBLSA's National Director of Corporate Relations and as Treasurer of the Yale BLSA Chapter. He is a board member of the Initiative for Public Interest Law, a student-run 501(c)(3) organization that provides grants for legal projects in underserved communities. He is also a board member of three other nonprofit organizations across the country.

Mr. Hollins has served as a Teaching Fellow of the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, a Latin American Linkage Program Fellow, and the Special Events Chair for the Yale Law and Business Society. In 2009, Mr. Hollins was selected as a Warner Thornton McGuinn Scholar at Yale Law School. During 2010, he spent time in Santiago, Chile, where he gained exposure to Latin American law and government. He also served as Chief of Staff to the Campaign to Elect Nate Bennett-Fleming for D.C. Shadow Representative and completed the Fast Track Program at Haynes and Boone LLP. In 2011, Mr. Hollins served as Campaign Manager to the Campaign to Elect Aubrey Hooper for Desoto ISD School Board Trustee, Place 5. He was also a Summer Associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.

Mr. Hollins currently serves as National Director of Regional Management for NBLSA, a 501(c)(3) organization comprised of over 200 chapters and 6,000 members. In this capacity, he works to ensure the success of each region of NBLSA through oversight of regional fundraising status, convention progress, and financial health. Finally, he is the liaison between the National Chair and the Regional Chairs.

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