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  • A member of the Pennsylvania Bar, Chris is an Associate Professor of Taxation with course responsibility for Huebner School 321 Income Taxation and Irwin Graduate School 817 Personal Tax Planning. Chris also teaches the online editions of GS 839 Planning for Philanthropic Impact, GS 849 Charitable Giving Applications and Planning, and GS 859 Gift Planning in a Nonprofit Context.

    Prior to his arrival at The American College, Chris enjoyed a seventeen-year career as a senior development professional and executive. During his tenure as Senior Associate Vice President and Acting Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Drexel University was a five-time achiever of Philanthropy 400 status awarded to the most productive development programs in the United States. As Vice President of Development for The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Chris led the completion of its highly successful endowment campaign creating one of the largest endowed funds for a performing arts organization. Most recently, Chris served as Director of Planned Giving for the Princeton HealthCare System Foundation during its Design for Healing campaign, one of the largest ever for a community hospital system.

    A magna cum laude graduate of Cornell University, Chris earned his J.D. and LL.M (Taxation) from Villanova Law School. Chris holds an appointment at Villanova Law as an adjunct professor of tax law where he co-teaches the course in charitable gift planning in its Master of Laws in Taxation program.

    Chris is married to Lann Salyard Woehrle, MD, a member of the medical staff at Pennsylvania Hospital. In addition to his wife’s philanthropy in support of pancreatic cancer research, Chris has endowed a named scholarship at his prep school and supported a bricks and mortar campaign each at the major gift level.
  • Chris has course responsibility for Huebner School 321 Income Taxation and Irwin Graduate School 817 Personal Tax Planning. Chris also teaches the online editions of GS 839 Planning for Philanthropic Impact, GS 849 Charitable Giving Applications and Planning, and GS 859 Gift Planning in a Nonprofit Context.
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Insurance Education

Registered Health Underwriter®

(Health Insurance)


Chartered Healthcare Consultant®

(Healthcare Specialty)


Registered Employee

Benefits Consultant

(Employee Benefits)


Chartered Leadership Fellow®

(Field or Agency Leadership)


Life Underwriter Training

Council Fellow

(Insurance Skills)


Chartered Life Underwriter®

(Insurance Specialty)

Financial Planning

Chartered Financial Consultant®

(Advanced Financial Planning)


Certification Education

(Financial Planning)


Chartered Advisor for

Senior Living®

(Retirement Income Education)


Financial Services Specialist

(Financial Services Basics)


Chartered Advisor

in Philanthropy®



Retirement Income

Certified Professional

(Retirement Income)

Graduate Degrees

Master of Science in Management

(Executive Leadership)


Master of Science in

Financial Services

(Advanced Financial Planning)