Chris Valauri

Board of Directors

Chris Valauri is the principal of the Valauri Group, LLC a lobbying/government relations firm based in Raleigh. He is a graduate of Providence College and the Institute for Organization Management at the University of Delaware. His early career was spent in Washington, DC working on Capitol Hill and as Director of Public Affairs at the US Brewers Association. His North Carolina resume began in 1983 when he became President of the NC Beer and Wine Wholesalers Association for over 20 years. He and his wife Susan founded the Valauri Group in 2005. Clients include the Carolinas Golf Course Superintendents Association, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Safelite Glass, Nationwide Insurance, the Highway 17 Coalition and the Cigar Association of America among others. Chris has served on numerous boards and commissions including membership of the Leadership Council at Fellowship Hall in Greensboro and the Raleigh Fellowship Home in Boylan Heights. He joined the Healing Transitions Board of Directors in January 2018.