Christopher Lopez is the Regional Manager External Affairs at TECO Peoples Gas in Southwest Florida. Lopez grew up in Southwest Florida, graduating from Fort Myers Senior High School. He graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Political Science, and earned a Juris Doctorate from Florida A&M University College of Law. Chris is a 2018 Co-Chair of the Leadership Next Committee of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber, he is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Southwest Florida and at 35 is the youngest person so serve in that capacity. He also sits on the Advisory Committee of the Salvation Army of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties, and has served on various municipal committees.