Chris Chelette is Vice President, Planning Design & Construction at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Chris is accountable for facilities planning, design, development, and construction at existing and future facilities within the Children’s system. Additionally, Chris oversees the master facility plan and facility-related issues that support the strategic plan, ensures that space and facility needs of the organization are met, and manages the real estate portfolio.
For over 19 years, Chris has centered his career on healthcare and life science construction. He has provided project management and executive oversight on projects across the country in both the non-profit and for-profit healthcare sectors. Specifically in Georgia, Chris has been involved with several of the large hospital systems in Atlanta, Augusta, and Savannah.
Growing up in Nashville, Tennessee, Chris earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and a Master’s Degree in Construction Engineering and Management from Georgia Institute of Technology. Chris and his wife, Tonya, live in Alpharetta, Georgia, with their two sons, Brayden and Mason.