Starting in June of 2017, Christian Wiggins brings significant experience in higher education, non-profitÂ leadershipÂ and business operations management to FarmHouse. He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer for Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity where he managed operations, expansion and growth, training and education, communications, technology and lifelong member engagement. In his nine years asÂ COOÂ he led a staff who more than doubled student membership, facilitated a successful organization rebrand, partnered with the Foundation to raise more than $9.3 million in major gifts and led the organization through a strategic plan and crafted and implemented another. Prior to his most recentÂ roleÂ he served the Fraternity as Director of Alumni Services and as a Hotel Operations Supervisor for Harrahâ€™s Entertainment.
Wiggins holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Carolinaâ€“Darla Moore School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Management from the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business at Elon University in North Carolina. Over the course of hisÂ careerÂ Wiggins has served on more than a dozen non-profit boards, including current service as board chair for Campus Pride, the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors Foundation and the Coalition for Collegiate Womenâ€™s Leadership. He has given more than a decade of volunteer service at multiple levels with his alma mater.
He spent most of his childhood in rural western North Carolina with his grandparents and attempts to make it home five times a year to keep his close connection with his family. In his spare time Wiggins enjoys time friends, traveling, cheering on a number of collegiate and professional sports teams, reading (especially biographies and works of history), staying active in his community and studying political science.