Chris Whittaker has 30 years of government experience with 26 years as an Army officer specializing in logistics, operations, government software and planning. He is currently a city manager for Rockdale, Texas, a rural community in Central Texas serving also on two boards(Association of Rural Communities in Texas and Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District)  and numerous municipal committees. He has his own company, ATX Logistics which provides support to small businesses.