Chris Haller

Director, Center for Principle-Based Leadership & Ethics                                      

MBA, University of Wyoming

B.S., University of Kansas

Teaching Interests

Leadership Business Ethics

Professional Sales & Marketing

Areas of Expertise

Executive Education

Ethical Leadership

Business Acumen

Personality Assessment


Chris Haller is the Director of the Center for Principle-Based Leadership & Ethics. In this role, he oversees the development of strategic objectives, annual budget, networking events, marketing & branding, co-curricular programs, executive education, and community & business outreach for all stakeholders of the Center. Additionally, he teaches the capstone course in the Leadership Minor and the Case Competition Course for the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program.

Chris recently served as Vice President for the Crest Insurance Wyoming Division. He managed the firm’s first branch acquisition in the state of Wyoming and led a staff of ten employees. Chris oversaw the Laramie and Rawlins locations which are full-service insurance agencies consisting of commercial, employee benefits, bonds, personal and life insurance.

Previously, he was the inaugural Director of the Center for Professional Selling at the University of Wyoming. In this role, he launched a corporate partnership program and multiple educational initiatives for the Major and Minor in Professional Selling. His efforts raised over $100,000 in corporate partnerships for the program in a two-year span. He also supervised all internal and external events, marketing of the Center, and coached the University of Wyoming sales team that competed nationally.

Prior to joining the College of Business, Chris worked for the Wyoming Athletics Department as a Manager of Business Development and the Director of Event Management & Game Operations. During his role in Business Development, he oversaw and managed corporate sponsorships for Wyoming Athletics, consisting of $800,000 annually. As the Director of Event Management & Game Operations, Chris managed day-to-day event operations for 17 varsity athletics sports teams and assisted with the implementation of two capital renovation projects for the basketball and football facilities totaling over $60 million.

Chris earned an MBA at the University of Wyoming in 2017, and a B.S. in Sport Management with minors in Business and Psychology from the University of Kansas in 2014. He is hogan assessment certified as an executive leadership coach. Chris also serves on the Board of Directors for the Wyoming Chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

He and his wife, Corianne, enjoy spending time outdoors and participating in recreational activities with friends and family.


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