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About (Bio)

Thrive!, founded by Gary "Chris" Christopherson, is call to action with vision and mission to build thriving future for all. It is vast, sustained human endeavor for building and sustaining thriving future for all forever.

 "All Thrive Forever" is bold and different vision for our and our world's future.

 "All" is future when all of us join together to build surviving and thriving future. It is future for all of us, no one is left behind. Thriving future for you and your family and friends, community, country and world.

 "Thrive" is future when we survive and thrive and meet our need to survive and our desire to thrive.

 "Forever" is future that goes beyond the next decade, century and millennium. 50+ generations future. 1000+ year future.

Thrive!®, Thrive! Endeavor®, T!® All Thrive Forever®, and What will you do?® are trademarks of Gary A. Christopherson. They are trademarked for purpose of creating and sustaining a better, thriving future.  

Supporting this endeavor, Thrive! Next Generation Toolkit strategies and models have been developed from 30+ years of experience at local and national levels.  They have been used for the following: White House, Congress, inner city health, DoD Military Health System, Veterans Health System, and Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services. 

Chris & Capitol Hill Day School

Gary "Chris" Christopherson, Founder

Over his career, he worked at national/local levels on building better futures, large/positive change, person-centered, vulnerability, and health and human policy, systems, models, performance, reform and management. His strategic, policy, management, performance, and advocacy work spans in/out of government.

For decades, he strongly advocated Thrive! vision.

He authored several nonfiction books, including Thrive! - People's Guide to Thriving Future [Free Dnld] and Thrive! - Manual for Thriving Future [Amazon; Free Dnld] Also available @ Amazon.com

He also authored four science fiction books - The Thrive! Endeavor, black box, Extinction - The Failure To Thrive, and Thrive! - Escape From Extinction and four children's books - Thrive Or Not To Thrive? - Tale Of Two Tomorrows, T!rrific [terrific] - What will you do to thrive?, Early Extinction - Angel Comes To Save Earth, and Angel, Thriving Creator of Artful Things. (Amazon.com).  

He is a sculptor of abstract art (GChris.com), creating over 200 sculptures.

Public Service (Bio)

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, DoD

Senior Advisor to Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, DHHS

Senior Fellow, National Academy for Public Administration [current]

Senior Fellow and Scholar-in-Residence, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences

Associate Director, Presidential Personnel, Executive Office of the President, White House

Chief Information Officer, Veterans Health Administration, VA

Director of Health Legislation, House Select Committee on Aging, U.S. House of Representatives

T!rrific [terrific]

 Children Thrive Forever!

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Angel, Thriving Creator




T!riffic [terrific] [Children's] Angel [Whimsey] [Children's] Thrive/ Not Thrive

black box [SciFi]

Thrive! Endeavor [SciFi] Extinction!
Thrive! - Escape Extinction [SciFi]