Byte BackChristopher Wallace is the Development Director at Byte Back, a dynamic nonprofit providing a pathway of inclusive tech training that leads to living-wage careers. Since joining Byte Back in January 2016, Chris has led digital campaigns and events and expanded grants. He embraces innovation and creativity in fundraising with opportunities like corporate pitch competitions, including the WeWork Creator Awards, where Byte Back won $720,000 with two pitches. Since taking over primary fundraising activities, Chris has helped Byte Back expand its budget by more than 50%, including raising expansion funds and increasing the diversity of revenue.
Originally from Indiana, Chris spent one year in Haiti and three years in Washington, DC and has worked remotely since 2018. He earned his bachelor’s in anthropology, history, and classical civilizations from Indiana University. He’s passionate about social justice causes that work to empower people, which is what led him to Byte Back.