Christopher (CJ) Bawden joined the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange as its Communications Officer. He comes to the Exchange after 14 years in the private sector in the General Engineering Construction Industry. CJ possesses more than 15 years of progressively responsible experience directing as many as 400 employees in companies with yearly revenues in excess of $40 million. CJ brings a background in business start-up and market share acquisition to the Exchange. He has also served on the Board of Directors and is a Past President of the Builders Association of Western Nevada. He graduated from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus in Marketing.