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.

Presbyterian Day School (PDS) is a private, Christian preschool and elementary school serving boys from 2-years-old through 6th grade for almost 75 years.

With our mission of striving to glorify God by developing boys in wisdom and stature and favor with God and man, we take a holistic approach to education, nurturing the heart, soul, mind, and body of each boy.

4025 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111


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