Chris Kaschmitter Vice President of Member Services

Chris joined Parchment in October 2012 and serves as Vice President of Member Operations, overseeing Parchment’s Data Center Operations and Member Consulting departments. Chris has over 20 years of software and implementation experience and came to Parchment by way of the Avow Systems acquisition. At Avow since its inception in 2006, Chris served as Chief Technical Officer and played a key role in the design of the industry’s first end-to-end solution for secure electronic document delivery. Chris was responsible for the product development, operation and delivery of the Software-as-a-Service application that allowed over 50 colleges and universities to automate their transcript operations.

Prior to his time at Avow Systems, Chris was a Senior System Architect for Tier1 Innovations where he was responsible for the design and implementation of complex business integrations for multiple Fortune 500 enterprise Siebel CRM projects. Previously, Chris worked in software development, contributing to the OmniForm retail forms management application for Caere Corporation. Chris began his career as a software engineer at Honeywell working on military avionics projects and received the Honeywell Technical Achievement Award for the design of a next generation test system. Chris holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University.