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Gary "Chris" Christopherson

About Thrive! Endeavor             #Thrive!     #ThrivingFuture     #ThriveEndeavor


   Thrive!, founded by Gary "Chris" Christopherson, is call to action with vision and mission for those wanting to build a thriving future.  It is vast, sustained human endeavor for building a thriving future for all forever.

   Thrive! ® is trademarked by Gary Christopherson. T!, the icon for Thrive!,

   Supporting mission and founded by Gary Christopherson is "HealthePeople". Foundation is based on decades of advocacy in/out of government.

   Thrive!®, Thrive! Endeavor®, All Thrive Forever®, T!® and What will you do?® are trademarks of Gary A. Christopherson. They are trademarked for public advocacy to promote awareness of the need for positive and integrative decision-making in the fields of public policy, public administration, healthcare and healthcare reform for the purpose of creating and sustaining positive change and a better, thriving future for communities on the local, state, regional and national levels. 

   Supporting this endeavor, Thrive! Next Generation strategies/models developed from 30+ years of experience at local/national levels. They were used for  White House, Congress, inner city health, DoD Military Health System, Veterans Health System and Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services.  

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Gary "Chris" Christopherson, Founder

   He worked at national/local levels on building better futures, large and positive change, person-centered, vulnerability, health/human services, policy, systems, models, performance, reform and management.

    For decades, he strongly advocated Thrive! vision. His strategic, policy, management, performance, and advocacy work spans his service in/out of government.

   He authored several nonfiction books, including Thrive! - People's Guide to Thriving Future [Free Dnld] and Thrive! - Building a Thriving Future for All [Free Dnld] Available via

   He is a sculptor of abstract art (, having created over 200 sculptures.

   He also authored two science fiction novels - The Thrive! Endeavor and black box and three children's books - Thrive or Not to Thrive? - Tale of Two Tomorrows, T!rrific [terrific] - What will you do to thrive? and Angel, Thriving Creator of Artful Things. (  

Past Public Service:  (Bio)

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, DoD

Senior Advisor to Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, DHHS

Fellow, National Academy for Public Administration [current]

Senior Fellow and Scholar-in-Residence, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences

Associate Director, Presidential Personnel, Executive Office of the President, White House

Chief Information Officer, Veterans Health Administration, VA

Director of Health Legislation, House Select Committee on Aging, U.S. House of Representatives

Dep. Dir., Municipal Health Services Prog. (funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Found.; based at John Hopkins)

Director of Special Projects, Director of Municipal Health Services Program, City of Milwaukee Health Department

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