After leadership roles in sales and sales management in the medical device industry, Christopher founded his first company, Stone Biotechnologies. Later, as general manager of a national pharmacogenetics laboratory, he saw a need for a boutique laboratory with a full clinical offering and founded STONE in 2015 in his hometown of New Orleans and STONE FL in 2019.
A graduate of the University of Mississippi, he also studied international business management in Innsbruck, Austria, via the University of New Orleans. An active member of YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) Louisiana, he completed YPO’s Healthcare Leadership Academy at Columbia University
A thought leader in the industry, he has contributed articles to Medium, Thrive Global, Newsbreak, Patch, Times of Israel and the Orlando Sentinel. You can find more information about him at https://christopher-ridgeway.com/.
He and his family reside in New Orleans and Alys Beach, Florida.