Get to know Chris

Chris Michel, protocol 80Favorite Non-Work Activities:

  • Spending time with my family
  • Playing video games -- Zelda, Halo 
  • Watching/reading anything geek -- Star Wars, Marvel
  • Hangin’ out with friends
  • Brewing beer
  • Golfing

Favorite Work Activities

  • Helping clients realize their goals
  • Writing impactful content 
  • Learning about the industries our clients represent 

Favorite Music:

  • Rock, alternative folk, mostly anything from the 90s
  • Favorite Artists: The Tragically Hip, Weird Al 
  • Currently Listening To: All songs on shuffle, or a podcast -- check out Heavyweight

Education & History:

Chris attended St. Bonaventure University and graduated in May 2008 with a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications. He also minored in marketing. He went on to earn his M.A. in Integrated Marketing Communications, graduating with the degree in 2010. 

Chris worked for Bradford Publishing Group for 8 years, working his way up from a reporter to city editor. He later worked for Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce and Olean Business Development, serving as director of marketing and communication at both before joining the team at protocol 80 in January 2020.