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Chris Wellington

Chris Wellington of Manchester is New Hampshire Humanities’ deputy director. Most recently, Chris served as the Chief Housing & Development Officer at Families in Transitions, where he oversaw the organization’s real estate portfolio and housing development projects. With more than 15 years of experience in the public and nonprofit sector, he has also held positions with the City of Manchester’s Economic Development Office, NH Division of Economic Development, Grafton Regional Development Corporation, and Capitol Regional Development Council.

Chris received a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of New Hampshire. He was recognized as the 2014 Manchester Young Professional of the Year, 2015 Stay Work Play Young Professional of the Year, and a member of the 2014 NH Union Leader 40 Under Forty class. Chris is also a graduate of the Hoffman-Hass Fellowship, Leadership Greater Manchester, and Leadership New Hampshire. He currently serves as a member of the City of Manchester Planning Board. 

When Chris isn’t working, he enjoys spending time visiting playgrounds and museums, and cooking with his wife and daughter. He admits to being a “total nerd” and enjoys all things Harry Potter and Marvel, as well as being a huge New England sports fan (especially the New England Patriots!).

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