Chris Short joined the Small Nation team in September 2021 as a Leasing Associate for the company’s real estate division. Chris assists in commercial and residential leasing for Small Nation’s portfolio of properties. 
Chris attended Ohio Northern University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology. He joins us after eight years in Operations Management with UPS. In addition to his role with Small Nation, he is also the owner of Short Properties and Investment Group. 
Chris lives in Bellefontaine, and when he isn’t at work, you may find him working out at Anytime Fitness or working his brain at BUILD Cowork + Space. He believes in integrity, trust and transparency and living life as fearlessly as possible. 
In Chris’s words:
What was your first Job? 
Baseball Umpire
 
What are you Surprisingly good at? 
I’m good at taking risks. Fear limits people, and I have little to no fear.  I may not be good at something right away, but I will figure out a way to be better.
What motivates you? Why do you get up every day to do this kind of work? 
I like a challenge; I like to see things come to fruition.
What do you know for sure? 
Life can be short, live every day like it’s your last. Don’t procrastinate on goals or adventures. Live life without regrets.
What is your personal motto? 
Go get it and come back with it.