First serving as Director of E (Energy, Efficiency, Environment) in 2011, Chris went on to serve as Vice President of Business Development in 2013 and President in 2015.
During his tenure, Chris created an energy efficiency program for the company that reduced carbon emissions, secured renewable energy grants, reduced water consumption and achieved CDPHE Gold Leadership status for Qualtek. Chris helped usher in the next era of the company streamlined around Tool and Die, Stamping, and Metal Finishing. His focus being new product capabilities like near fine blanking and onboarding new customers and part families in the medical device, aerospace, and clean energy industries. champions workforce development initiatives to enhance the resurgence of U.S. manufacturing throughout the State.
Fagnant holds a BSBA from University of Denver. He served on the Electric Integrated Resource Planning Committee for Colorado Springs Utilities from 2015–`16, as an Advisory Board member of Blue Star Recyclers, and currently serves on the Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Associations Board of Directors.