Chris Knight

Director, Business Development

Chris Knight is a Director, Business Development, creating connected prospect and client journeys for employers located across the western U.S. with fewer than 5,000 benefits eligible employees.

An industry veteran with over 21 years of diverse employee benefits experience, Chris partners with brokers and employers to identify and configure Empyrean’s technologies and services to meet their individual and unique needs. 

Before joining Empyrean in 2017, Chris spent over 16 years with BeneTrac, a San Diego-based benefits and HCM technology company. There, he served in several high-level sales roles of escalating responsibility, building strong relationships with employers and brokers throughout his tenured career. He is considered a true subject matter expert in the benefits administration space and is a trusted partner to both brokers and employers.

Chris earned a B.S. from San Diego State University. He currently resides in the Los Angeles area.