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T. Christopher King, Esq.

Chief Executive Officer

Chairman, Board of Directors

T. Christopher King, Esq.

T. Christopher King is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Elevation Financial Group. Under his leadership, Elevation has developed a consortium of companies specializing in real estate investment, property management and property renovation. Chris oversees a group of affiliated companies that have successfully launched seven private real estate investment funds and operated in over a dozen U.S. states. Under his leadership, Elevation has developed a nationwide network of hundreds of private investors who have supported Elevation's efforts to revitalize and preserve affordable housing while creating a profitable return.

Chris received his undergraduate degree in Religion, Politics and American Public Policy from Harvard College and his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida.

In 2018, Chris ran for Governor of Florida and his race and platform is documented in hundreds of articles by the state’s leading newspapers and political journals. Ultimately, he was selected as the Democratic Nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Florida in one of the nation’s closest and most watched mid-term elections. Along with his running mate, Chris earned over 4,000,000 votes.

Chris has been widely recognized as one of the nation's leading voices for affordable housing and housing security. He has twice been honored by the Department of Housing and Urban Development for “Excellence in the Preservation of Affordable Housing” and he is a frequent speaker, writer and social media advocate for underserved communities needing greater access to affordable housing.

Chris’s philanthropic career includes founding the Elevation Foundation, a public charity charged to address inequality through education and entrepreneurship, and founding The Elevation Scholars Program, a best-in-class initiative that provides college access, admissions, and success support to high-performing student leaders from low-income high schools. His work has also included supporting charitable development programs in Haiti and Africa and in 2016 helped launch The Elevation Academy, an elementary school in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Chris is married to Kristen King—his high school sweetheart—and they have three children, Charlie, Mary Grace and Luke. The King family attends Summit Church.

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