Chris Breitenberg received his B.A. in religion from Davidson College before working for two years with IofC in Washington, DC, as a Communication Assistant, Researcher and Programme Developer. After participating in IofC's Action for Life programme in Asia, he returned to the US to teach and manage conferences for a leadership education company in Washington, DC. That led to several years of experience as a coordinator for IofC programmes in North America, Europe and Asia. He served as Director of Communications for Initiatives of Change International from 2011 to 2013.