A thought-leader on labor market data, Chris is a nationally recognized speaker among site selectors, economic developers, private firms, workforce practitioners, and educators. She has served as a keynote speaker for national, and international conferences, and is a quoted source on regional and national economic trends in the media throughout the nation. Chris's forecasts are included in the Blue Chip Financial Forecasts, which is synonymous with the latest in expert opinion on the future performance of the American economy. She is a former board member of the National Association of Business Economists. Since founding Chmura Economics & Analytics in 1998, Chris and her team of experts have continued to innovate data solutions, such as JobsEQ and LaborEQ.