Chris Motley is Founder and CEO of Better Weekdays, the first inbound recruiting platform that powers brand-driven campus hiring. Its flagship application, The Whether, matches top talent with personalized career pathways. The Whether creates the ideal conditions for employers to easily attract, engage, and hire millennials. Career advisors gain unprecedented visibility into the job search process while increasing engagement to help their students find careers they’ll love.
Prior to Better Weekdays, Chris spent 6 years as an EVP & Director at 1888 Mills, a global textile manufacturer, where he led its expansion into Ghana, Africa and headed its Apparel Division. Previously, Chris spent 4 years at Goldman Sachs as a Commodities and Interest Rate Products trader. He is a graduate of Columbia University with a B.A. in History and the Kellogg School of Management with an MBA, concentrating in Entrepreneurship. Chris resides in St. Louis and is actively civically and within the entrepreneurial ecosystem. He is a member of Pipeline, Entrepreneurs Organization Accelerator, and Young Entrepreneur Council, invite only organizations that provide access to a national network of experts in technology entrepreneurship. Chris was recognized the Top 35 under 35 business leaders by Chicago Scholars, and was recently awarded the 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon.