Chris Christiansen


Chris Christiansen is the CEO of the R.L. Bryan Company, which dates to 1844 and is considered the oldest company in Columbia. The company began as a modest newsstand and over the decades expanded into printing, office furniture and equipment and with providing educational materials and textbooks to schools across the state.

Chris is a 2007 graduate of Leadership South Carolina and earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina-Aiken.

Chris has served on numerous Boards with most affiliated in Education or the betterment of children. He has served on the Boards of: Boy Scouts Indian Waters Council, Junior Achievement, Healthy Learners, SCASA, South Carolina Future Minds, CERRA, and Leadership South Carolina