Former CEO of CTB, Inc. and Former US Congressman
Chris Chocola is currently the President of the Club for Growth based in Washington, D.C. He was named President in 2009, having served on the Club for Growth's Leadership Council since 2007. Mr. Chocola previously was a U.S. Congressman from Indiana’s Second Congressional District for two terms from January 2003 – January 2007. During his two terms, he served on the Agriculture, Small Business, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Ways and Means committees.
After receiving his law degree, Mr. Chocola began his career at CTB, Inc., a leading manufacturer in the agriculture equipment industry, eventually becoming CEO of the company in 1994. In April 1999, he left the CEO position to become Chairman of the Board. CTB was sold to Berkshire Hathaway in 2002.
Mr. Chocola has a B.A. from Hillsdale College and a J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.