Chris Bumgarner is the General Manager at Pilar. A 2009 graduate of the University of Cincinnati's College of Business, he has been a part of the hospitality sector for over a decade. He joined 4EG as a Bartender at The Sandbar in 2019. He moved up to General Manager in 4EG's Keystone division in 2021. In 2022, he moved to Pilar as the General Manager.
Chris is an avid music and sports fan, attending concerts and UC football and basketball games as much as possible. In fact, Chris has held season tickets to UC since graduating. Furthermore, Chris has played soccer throughout his life, playing in a coed recreational league on a weekly basis. He finds joy in running, as a major accomplishment was completing his first Flying Pig Marathon in 2019.