Chris Riley served on the Austin City Council from 2009 until 2015. He has since earned a master’s degree in Urban Placemaking & Management from Pratt Institute.
Previously, while working as an attorney, Chris co-founded the Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association and served as its president for five years. He also served on numerous city boards and commissions, and chaired both the Planning Commission and the Downtown Commission.
Chris is currently developing a small multifamily infill project in Downtown Austin. He also serves as president of the board of Bike Austin, and is involved with several other nonprofits supporting trails, parks, and the downtown neighborhood.