Chris Watts

Chris Watts
Executive Director
National Fitness Foundation

Chris Watts is an innovative social entrepreneur with a passion for building partnerships and solving problems. Chris currently serves as the Executive Director of the National Fitness Foundation, the only congressionally chartered nonprofit focused on health & fitness. Previously, Chris started 4POINT4, a sportswear social enterprise that donated a portion of proceeds to charity and partnered with hundreds of sports & fitness nonprofits. 4POINT4 was inspired by Chris’s work in the Obama Administration, where he led partnerships for the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition in support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let's Move! Initiative. Previously, Chris was an sustainability & transportation analyst for Kimley-Horn, a leading engineering design firm. Chris has been recognized by Forbes as a 30 Under 30, the World Economic Forum as a Global Shaper, and by Carnegie Mellon University & Shaler Area High School as a Distinguished Alumnus award winner. Proudly from Pittsburgh with an engineering degree from Carnegie Mellon University, Chris earned an MBA from George Washington University and is an Adjunct Professor for Applied Ethics in Sports at Georgetown University.