About Chris

Pro-God, Pro-Life, Pro-Family — Pro-Dios, Pro-Vida, Pro-Familia

Chris Messina is a tech entrepreneur and education philanthropist.  He has founded and run several medical technology businesses.  Chris was also a founding director of MassMEDIC, a regional consortium of medical device companies.  Chris has been married for 20 years to Julie, a Malaysian-Chinese legal immigrant who was proudly naturalized as an American citizen in 2005.  After Chris and Julie’s son was born with a disability, they co-founded a non-profit foundation to support families with special needs.    Chris is a graduate of Rutgers University, a former Rotary Fellow at the University of Sydney, and a graduate of the Harvard Business School, where he received the Dean’s Award for Community Service.  His first job out of college was as a mason’s helper on a construction crew. 

"As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live."

-Pope John Paul II