Chairperson Nomination and Governance Committee
Chris Helling was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2017, bringing over 20 years of corporate legal and transactional experience to the board. Chris founded Lancaster | Helling in 2001, and is responsible for corporate legal matters such as general counsel services, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, employment, licensing, real-estate leases, franchise relationships, debt and equity transactions and intellectual property. Prior to this Chris served as General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer of AIM Technologies where he was responsible for the company’s legal affairs. He also worked for the law firm Touchstone, Bernays, Johnston, Beall & Smith, L.L.P in Dallas, Texas. Chris holds a J.D. from SMU Dedman School of Law and B.A in Economics from Stanford University. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, the Austin Bar Association, is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Texas.