VP for Learning & Development
Bringing over 20 years of experience as a coach, educator, and facilitator, Chris Larson, VP of Learning and Development for Mission Facilitators International, works with organizations to provide customized engagements that elevate their leaders’ capacities teams to create meaningful impact. Chris’s specialty is with STEM industry professionals. He has worked with hundreds of teams and individuals through partnerships with over 140 organizations in the high-tech, chemical, bioscience, healthcare, academic, and government sectors.
Chris is a skilled and knowledgeable facilitator with real-world experience. Leveraging his background in talent management, social cognitive neuroscience, leadership development, and adult learning, he takes an integrated approach to help clients:
- Reframe and solve persistent problems
- Improve team dynamics
- Cultivate healthy cultures
- Lead change with courage and resilience
Chris began his career as an industrial research and development chemist, held director-level positions in two research universities, and holds a master’s degree in chemistry from the University of Oregon. He has dedicated the past 15 years to examining and facilitating leadership and professional development and holds a certificate in neuroscience from the NeuroLeadership Institute.