Co-founder of the American Institute for English Proficiency
B.A., major in Political Science, Seattle University, Washington, United States
Advanced 9, 20 Years Experience
IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, Beginner-Advanced Grammar, Writing,
American Accent, Public Speaking, Critical Thinking, Business English,
Presentation Skills, Confidence Building, Career Development, Corporate Training
Highlights of Qualification
Chris grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii where he was editor-in-chief of the high school newspaper, editor of the literary magazine, and a debate captain. He attended Seattle University where he was a writing consultant to university students, an impromptu speaking champion, a debate finalist, and commencement speaker of his graduating class. After graduation, Chris moved to Las Vegas where he became a trainer, manager, and marketing director. He moved to the Philippines where he co-founded a very successful English school, the American Institute for English Proficiency, which has locations in Makati and Quezon City.
Chris’s clients come from all walks of life: teachers, accountants, lawyers, doctors, nurses, office managers, students, politicians, call center agents, celebrities, and other professionals. He has been a keynote speaker at seminars, a plenary speaker on research symposiums, a highly-sought out public speaker in universities, and a corporate trainer to numerous local and multi-national companies. As co-founder and general manager of the American Institute, Chris trains his staff composed of English teachers, sales and marketing managers, administrative support, and of course, and clients of the school.
Chris is a lover of life. He loves to travel and has been to many parts of America, including Las Vegas, Seattle, Honolulu, where he lived; California, Oregon, New York, Texas, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Washington, DC, Virginia, Arizona, Illinois, and Utah. One amazing thing he did was travel on his own from New York City all the way to Los Angeles through trains and buses. He has been to other countries such as the Philippines, Canada, Vietnam, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Macau. Chris also loves to eat at different restaurant, enjoys cooking for family and friends, playing different sports, and hanging out with his friends.