Cris Benge has over 15 years of software development, database management and business intelligence experience primarily providing
consultation and architectural guidance on the Microsoft platform.  He is passionate about data warehouse design / ETL development, database development
& performance tuning, and implementing highly available solutions for the most mission-critical systems in both OLTP and OLAP/BI scenarios.

 Cris is currently a senior consultant for Microsoft (federal public sector) and has been developing solutions on SQL Server since v6.5.  Over
his career as a Microsoft employee, a business owner, and an agency consultant he has had the opportunity to work in a broad range of industries including:
healthcare, pharmaceutical, biochemical, automotive, financial Services, consumer goods manufacturing, and state & federal government.

 Cris lives in central Indiana with his wife and 4 kids and enjoys reading, weight lifting, absurdly fast cars, and constantly learning new things.