Getting to Know: Chris Lacy, Director of Information Technology and Risk Management
Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Information Systems from Bellevue University in Omaha, Nebraska. He joined The Ranch at its inception as the Director of Information Technology (IT) Services. He has 15 years of professional IT experience and has worked in various positions of technical support and customer service for a wide range of industries, including five years as the Executive Support Liaison at Texas Instruments in Dallas. While there, Chris was responsible for all technological requirements for the corporate leadership team including meeting support, aircraft data connectivity, and remote technical support. In his free time, Chris likes to fish and read as his daughters keep him too busy for much else.
Q: What is your professional title with our organization?
A: Director of Information Technology/Risk Management
Q: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
A: Just do what’s in front of you to the best of your ability.
Q: What one word would the people who know you best use to describe you?
A: Thoughtful (and considerate)
Q: What motivated you to choose a career in recovery?
A: My family’s history in recovery and the treatment field
Q: Besides working at Clear Springs Ranch, what hobbies, sports, or activities do you enjoy?
A: Reading, exercising, and sometimes golf
Q: What’s your favorite movie? What’s your favorite book?
A: The movie would be “Pleasantville,” and the book would be “The Moon and Sixpence.”
Q: Is there anything else you’d like to share about your personal story?
A: I’m an open book, so what you see is what you get.