Chris Hughes, Vice President of Operations, has over 20 years of experience leading in business where he has created and grown organizations across multiple industries. He specializes in operations, finance, and building strong teams. Prior to joining the Mike Brown Group, his most recent experience includes co-founding Damsel in Defense, a nationwide direct sales company specializing in self-defense and security related products. Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Western Governor’s University in 2018 in just under three months as a direct result of his vast business experience and grit. As an operational expert skilled in strategy and process improvement, Chris is responsible for ensuring the Mike Brown Group continues to be the best real estate group in Idaho for its customers, agents, and staff.
Originally from the Sacramento, California area, Chris and his wife Bethany, along with their newborn daughter Valerie, moved to Meridian, Idaho in 2009 looking for four seasons and a great place to raise a family. With the addition of two more daughters in 2013, Chris enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, camping, fishing, and time with friends. He is also very connected within his church where he recently completed a three year term as Chairman of the Board of Directors.