CHRIS BUCHHOLZ

Vice President/Staff Director

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I have had the unique pleasure of being a part of the Wilderness Graphics team twice in my life. I started my career at Wilderness Graphics as exhibit fabrication manager and recently returned, years later, as the owner. I brought back to the company not only my contractor’s license but 24 years of project management experience.

I am a jack of all trades – a creator. I draw materials, methods, and manpower together to bring ideas to life. I first discovered this passion as a boat builder, fabricating and then fishing offshore commercial boats. I further developed my resourcefulness during the restoration of the Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island National Park in the mid 80’s as director of a project repurposing materials removed. I then expanded my expertise to home building for a regional builder. Moving on to a new project team, I managed the construction of several Southern Living Magazine Idea Houses and the building of an HGTV Dream Home Giveaway home in just 5 months!

I excel at logistics, making things happen in out-of-the-way places – northern Alaska, isolated islands, and other remote areas. Through all my life’s work, I felt a tug to return to Wilderness Graphics. The creativity of our projects and rising to each new challenge are what I love.