Chris Hall
Chris Hall
CEO
Talking Rain

Chris is the Chief Executive Officer at Talking Rain, the creators of the bestselling sparkling water, Sparkling Ice®. Under Chris’s leadership, Talking Rain is continually fulfilling its mission of Creating Connections with Every Sip, prioritizing employee development, community engagement, and corporate responsibility. As a motivational team builder, Chris encourages his leaders to develop their own unique style and voice and asks them to create the same opportunity for the people they lead. By cultivating an inclusive culture of engaged team members who are passionate and connected to the community they serve, the leadership team operates as a cohesive unit, producing breakthrough results.

Before joining Talking Rain, Chris served as a submariner in the United States Navy, where he developed his commitment to honor, dedication, and excellence. These values, disciplined work ethic, and a mindset of “company-team-self” have been essential ingredients in driving his successful 13-year career at Talking Rain.

David will have a fireside chat with Mary Ellen Shoup on "From regional brand to national beverage powerhouse" on March 31.