Chris Portella is a media agency veteran with over 17 years of experience, including 8 at UM San Francisco. In his current role, Chris is the EVP, Client Business Partner and Co-Manager Director of UM San Francisco. In addition to co-running the office, Chris oversees a portfolio of clients across a range of verticals including: financial services, gaming, travel, and CPG. Chris also serves as San Francisco’s digital media discipline lead, driving innovation and strategic best practices across all clients. Outside of work, Chris stays active by chasing after 2 young kids, training for various endurance races and rooting for the Warriors. Originally born and raised in New York City, Chris attended Vassar College where he studied Psychology.