Chris J. Lockwood – Vice President and Director of Finance
Mr. Lockwood is an economist by trade and is trained in a wide range of socioeconomic fields. He has worked with the United States Federal Government investigating financial fraud in various industries including health care, which recovered millions of dollars in funding for Medicare and Medicaid, and as a Business Development Consultant, aiding business owners throughout the State of California.
Chris graduated from Bard College (NY) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and was a member of the Bard College Men’s Basketball Team (Captain ’16-’17). He published his thesis on “The Effects of Where You Grew Up on Your Future Opportunity” (May 2017), which addressed neighborhoods and how they affect development from several areas. The influence that a community possesses can either bolster socioeconomic status or inhibit it. The purpose of the project was to analyze and discuss the varying ways in which neighborhoods can affect its inhabitants (i.e. education, health/nutrition), the experiments were aimed to help families in developing nations, disadvantaged communities, and low-income/poverty-stricken areas, as well as offer a solution to mitigate these issues. Mr. Lockwood’s work has been cited in over 30 academic journals since its publication.
Chris is also a member of several organizations:
Los Angeles Sheriff’s Community Advisory Council: Connecting his community and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in order to foster progress and more positive community engagement.
California Miramar University PAC Advisory Council: Bringing current industry trends, news, and projections in the areas of Finance, Economics, Business, Management, International Business, and Emerging Economies.
Colón Chamber of Commerce Executive Member (Colón, Panamá): Signed cooperation agreement with Colón Agricultural and Industrial Chamber of Commerce in order to bring sustainable developments and other opportunities for resource stricken areas in the Province of Colón, Panamá.
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