Chris Hill, conservative Republican candidate for Collin County Commissioner Precinct 3, announced today that he has been endorsed by Collin County resident and community leader Dr. Bob Collins.
In his endorsement, Dr. Collins stated, “I have known Chris since he was in high school. I have observed his character, integrity, and work habits first hand and have watched him develop into a highly qualified professional who has a heart to serve his community. In this case, the community is Precinct 3 in Collin County. Chris has a sharp, analytical mind and has no pre-existing agenda other than to serve and influence local government positively. As Collin County grows rapidly, he has a vision to see our communities excel in providing a quality of life that is exceptional with a minimum of government encroachment. He will be an agent of collaboration and support between county and community governments so that precious tax revenue is used wisely and efficiently. I am confident that Chris will serve us well.”
Dr. Collins is a founding and current member of the Collin College Board of Trustees, and a long-time leader in the Collin County Republican Party. He was the 2010 recipient of the John McVeigh Award, the highest award given by the Collin County Republican Party, awarded each year to an individual who has made significant personal or financial contributions to the Collin County Republican Party. Dr. Collins is a faculty member of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Texas A&M University-Commerce. He is a member of the Farmersville Economic Development Commission and is a former Plano City Councilman.
In response to Dr. Collins’ endorsement, Chris Hill stated, “Dr. Collins has been an active member of this community for many years, and he understands the importance of having a county commissioner with the professional skills, business experience, and personal integrity to lead with excellence and free from conflicts of interest. I am honored to have Dr. Collins’ endorsement and support.”
As a candidate for Collin County Commissioner (Precinct 3), Chris Hill will draw upon his experience from more than ten years as a corporate accountant and controller. Chris is a sixth-generation native north Texan, and a second-generation resident of McKinney and Collin County. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). He has earned master’s degrees in business administration (from Webster University), accounting (the University of Texas at Dallas), and pastoral leadership (Columbia Biblical Seminary). He earned his undergraduate degree in political science from Texas A&M University-Commerce. Chris and his wife Laura are active members of Christ Fellowship church in McKinney. They have been married 14 years and have three children.