Nov. 10, 2016–Chris Barraza – Connect Mobile Program

Chris Barraza is the Director of Programs for Mobile United, working to create a continuum of development programs for emerging leaders of all ages and backgrounds. She oversees the curriculum, logistics, execution and evaluation of Mobile United’s three programs, Youth Leadership, Connect & Leadership Mobile.
Philadelphia born and bred, Chris graduated from St. Basil’s Academy and then Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania with a major in art history and a minor in psychology. She is currently enrolled in Spring Hill College’s MLA program, concentrating on Leadership & Ethics. Before joining Mobile United as the Administrator of Leadership Mobile, she was a public relations manager at Red Square, the director of marketing and communications for the Centre for the Living Arts and a special events and public relations manager for the City of Mobile for eight years where she instituted the first-ever Mayor’s Citizens Academy.
Chris has had the honor of being recognized by Mobile Bay Magazine’s inaugural 40 Under 40, Main Street Mobile, the History Museum of Mobile, the City of Mobile and was a Leadership Mobile Graduate in 2009 as well as the Dean of the Class of 2014, the two best classes EVER!