Chris Bovis brings over 20 years of performance, racing and automotive aftermarket industry experience to Hart Marx Advisors focusing on client development and marketing.

Bovis served as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at WELD Racing. He developed an acquisition-based growth strategy, and played a pivotal role in the acquisitions of wheel brands CCW, HiPer Technology and Forgestar. He later played a leadership role as WELD transitioned to new ownership, and developed an integrated market strategy WELD Racing, ADV.1, MOMO, CCW, HiPer, and Forgestar brands.

Chris began his career with Yokohama Tire Corporation after graduating Butler University with a degree in Marketing. He next became a live-event promoter for some of the largest motorsport events in the United States. Prior to joining WELD Racing, he served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for HiPer Technology, a carbon fiber wheel and safety manufacturer.

Inheriting a passion for motorsports from his parents, Chris became a young volunteer working to support sports car racing events. Later he became a team owner and multi-time National Champion driver, recipient of the Kimberly Cup, and member of the Road Racing Drivers Club.

Living in Kansas City, Chris is a passionate supporter of animal rescue charities and cares for multiple dogs in need.