Chris Giarla is originally from Bristol, Rhode Island. He graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 1992 with a B.S. in Finance & Management. It was in college that he met his wife, Dawn and they married in 1996. They have two beautiful children, Andrew & Christian. It was in 1994 that Chris and Dawn moved to the St. Louis area so that Chris could pursue a career with McDonald’s and a long-time goal of working alongside his Dad as an owner/operator. In 2002, Chris became an owner/operator of his first McDonald’s restaurant. Christian Foods now owns 15 McDonald’s locations throughout St. Charles, St. Peters & South County areas. He also serves as the President for the McDonald’s of Metro St. Louis Coop which oversees advertising and marketing for 155 restaurants in the Metro area. Chris enjoys spending time with his family, participating in sports activities with his boys and remains a loyal fan to his New England sports teams where he grew up. Go Red Sox!