Chris Paulitz is Managing Director of Marketing & Communications for the Financial Services Institute (FSI). Chris is a veteran of Capitol Hill, spending more than a decade in presidential and congressional campaigns, working as a spokesman and strategic advisor for both U.S. House and Senate leadership offices, the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee and the Bush administration. After directing the communications department for Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas), Chris ended his public service as Senior Advisor to former Sen. George Voinovich (R-Ohio). For the last two years before joining FSI, he served as Senior Vice President of Communications, Marketing and Public Affairs for the Insured Retirement Institute. Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in communication and journalism from Ohio State University.