Chris Pirkle came on board at the Center for Ocean Solutions as the finance and administrative manager in April 2014.
Prior to joining the Ocean Solutions team, Chris worked as an officer of administration at the University of Oregon. He played an important role as a post-award administrator for a large portion of the University’s research projects. Chris brings a diverse skill set to the Center including experience in professional development training, fiscal policies and laws, and interdepartmental communications.
Chris is a Certified Public Accountant in California, and received a B.A. in business management economics with a focus in accounting in 2007.