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Chris Oliver

Chief Advancement Officer

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Work Address

Presbyterian Day School
4025 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111


B.A. Middle Tennessee State University, M.Ed The University of Mississippi


  • Administration
  • Advancement

Chris Oliver serves as Chief Advancement Officer at Presbyterian Day School (PDS) in Memphis, TN, one of the leading independent schools for boys.

Chris is a native Memphian and cares deeply about the city.

For the last 13 years, he has dedicated his efforts in nonprofit leadership and strategic development in under-resourced neighborhoods. Chris has worked at New Hope Christian Academy, Alcy Ball Development Corporation, and Advance Memphis.

Chris earned a master’s in education from The University of Mississippi, and his bachelor’s from Middle Tennessee State University. He was also a Memphis Fellow at Second Pres.

Chris and his wife Kandis have 3 sons, Cohen, Jonah, and Jude, and worship at Downtown Church. He enjoys biking, camping and the outdoors, playing soccer, and cheering on local sports teams.