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Chris Niles

Chris started his relationship with Kiwanis International 25 years ago when he was at Indiana University’s Bradford Woods. He designed and facilitated district and international level programming for both Key Club and Circle K before joining the ranks with Key Leader in its second year.

Chris has built a career around leadership education and program development, working primarily in higher education along with consulting and training in the corporate arena. With a background in experiential programming and a passion for creativity, Chris has designed and delivered a wide range of innovative programs – from stand-alone workshops and intensive retreats to semester-long courses.

Chris has worked on both large and small campuses and has served as a Director of First-Year Programs, an Assistant Dean of Academic Services, an adjunct instructor and, most recently, as an MBA Director. He now works as the Director of Alumni Engagement for his fraternity, Tau Kappa Epsilon.

He completed a degree in business at the University of Vermont and a master’s in Student Affairs at Indiana University. Chris has two kids attending college and lives with his wife, Stefanie, in Ohio. He enjoys geocaching and aquariums and has done a bit of clowning. Chris has visited all 50 states, 9 Canadian provinces and territories, and a few other countries.