A leading entrepreneur, Christopher Wood has founded three non-profits focused on the LGBTQ+ community, one for-profit B2B and B2C company, taught as an adjunct professor around entrepreneurship, and spoken at over 100 events in the past 10 years. His drive and passion truly took shape at 25 years old when he was taken hostage by the first suicide bomber in the US and realized from cradle to grave, this life is short and it was on him to make his dreams come true. To date, he has grown all his non-profit or for-profit ventures from small Ideas to successful organizations employing over 15 people. Mr. Wood currently holds positions as the Executive Director & Co-Founder of LGBT Tech, the Chief Operating Officer of Redwood & Co, and the Founder and past President of the Shenandoah LGBTQ Center. In addition to his professional achievements, Mr. Wood’s proudest personal achievement over the past 10 years has been becoming a foster-to-adopt parent and building a beautiful family with his husband.
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