Chris Burke '93 Steps in as New Alumni Treasurer

After several years as Alumni Treasurer, Jim Stuhltrager '89 is stepping down but will continue to serve Theta Chi of Penn State as a member of the board of directors. As Jim steps back, Chris Burke '93 (see bio below) will be taking over the responsibilities of Treasurer. Chris has already begun working very hard to help improve both the alumni associations and undergraduates financial needs. Chris will also be spearheading the capital campaign that we are in the early stages of developing.

All of us wish to thank Jim Stuhltrager for extending the helping hand over these last several years and we looking forward to working with Chris as Omega chapter works towards the goals of buying the house back and continuing chapter house improvements.

Chris Burke's Bio

Chris Burke is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Maxus Group, Inc. The core businesses are executive search and contract staff augmentation. Maxus Group is also the parent corporation of a number of diversified subsidiaries that work in specialized technology and engineering consulting as well.

Prior to founding Maxus, Chris worked for PriceWaterhouseCoopers as a Information Risk Consultant and CPA. Previous to his work at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, he worked as a financial systems architect for several major investment banks, including Morgan Stanley and Bear Stearns. Before shifting to the financial services sector, he served as the CFO for Horizon Technologies, a technology integrator and software developer, which Chris and his partners sold to Sun Microsystems.

Chris received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Penn State University in 1993. Chris is currently a member of several CPA organizations, the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), and he does some public speaking related to the staffing and recruiting industries.