Department of Management
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Chris Stevens earned a BA in economics from Notre Dame in 1974 and completed the Executive Education program at Columbia University. He currently serves as vice president of Corporate Relations and was one of the four people to develop and launch the Keurig Premium Coffee Systems in 1998. Stevens has taught Business Problem Solving and three sessions of Interterm Intensive course for Notre Dame MBA. He has served as guest lecturer at several universities, civic organizations and businesses. His expertise includes sales, marketing, entrepreneurship, corporate relations and general management.
In addition to Keurig, Stevens has worked for notable companies such as Procter & Gamble and Anheuser-Busch during his 38-year professional career, and has contributed to seven startups as an angel investor. Other accomplishments include serving as a motivational speaker, actor, broadcaster and movie producer of a film "Three Days of Hamlet," to be released January 2013; he is author of Fighting To Give: The Jimmy Culveyhouse Story, a self-published book about an ND classmate who died after a courageous battle against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gerig’s Disease). One hundred percent of the book’s proceeds is donated toward ALS research. Stevens also serves on the boards of the ND Monogram Club, the Chicago Chamber of Commerce and ALS. He is the father of five children.
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