TFG Grants Welcomes Chris Wagoner as Grants Specialist

Chris brings decades of experience in the public sector and disaster mitigation and response to TFG Grants.

TFG Grants Welcomes Chris Wagoner as Grants Specialist

CHICO, CALIF. – The TFG Grants Division is pleased to welcome Chris Wagoner as Grants Specialist. Chris previously worked alongside the firm as a member of the TFG Grants Consultant Network, and the firm is pleased to transition Chris into a full-time position at the firm. Chris brings a wealth of experience having served in the United States Air Force, in academia as a lecturer in History and Political Science at California State University, Chico, and in the public sector in disaster mitigation and response.

"We are thrilled to welcome Chris Wagoner to our TFG Grants Division! Chris’ impressive track record and deep understanding of grant project readiness and writing makes him a valuable addition to our team,” said Kristi More, Managing Partner of Strategic Development. “His extensive background in community safety and disaster mitigation projects has set precedents for success, and we look forward to the expertise and transformative impact he will bring to support our clients' initiatives."

"I’m excited for the opportunity to apply my experience on the TFG Grants Division,” said Chris. “My career has always been about making a tangible difference in communities nationwide, and I look forward to leveraging my skills to help our clients navigate complex challenges and reach their goals. Working with such a dedicated team at TFG, I'm eager to contribute to impactful solutions that enhance community resilience.”

Prior to joining TFG, Chris began his career in the United States Air Force, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Following his time serving in the military, he became a lecturer in History and Political Science at California State University, Chico. Chris has also served in various disaster mitigation and response roles at the California Office of Emergency Services (CALOES), notably during the Carr and Camp Fire efforts. He also has experience working directly with municipal and state entities in emergency proclamations as Program Manager for Special Projects and Declarations. Additionally, Chris has served as Program Manager and lead Grant Writer for the Resource Conservation District of Tehama County in California and has extensive experience in fuel reduction and fire prevention projects. Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and a master’s degree in public administration from California State University, Chico.


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