Chris Christensen


After serving three and a half years in the United States Navy during the Vietnam conflict, Chris Christensen, IFB, went into the private sector, He began working in the RV field of air-conditioning, then went on to own the largest A-C/heating company in Houston.. Born in Kalamazoo, MI, Chris has come a long way and has traveled all over the globe.

When the oil crunch hit Texas, it also crunched Chris's business. In pursuit of a new career, he went to work for a small independent barter company, then later was offered a sales management position in Denver, CO. In 1986, he became familiar with ITEX, and in 1989 he opened his own ITEX franchise in Belmar, NJ. Due to his stellar reputation and work ethic, Chris and his associate Mary Scherr, who then served as Vice-President of ITEX Corporation, made the Denver ITEX office the number-one franchise within the ITEX network.

Chris is known and respected for being one of the most educated brokers within ITEX. His abilities speak for themselves, with awards garnered every year, ranging from "Circle of Excellence" to "Broker of the Year." 

Chris has also been awarded "The President's Club" award five years in a row. In addition, he has been awarded the "Circle of Excellence" award every year since its inception in 1995 (except for one year). He has earned "The Broker's Choice" award, and is constantly recognized as first-place in the "Most Cash Percentage Collected of Cash Fees Billed for Offices with Over 300 Accounts" category.