Christopher Crews holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre from the University of Montevallo. He has extensive experience as a scenic artist and as a designer. For twenty years he was the owner of OzWorks Design and Production Studios. OzWorks, a professional scenic production house had clients that included MercedesBenz, The McWane Center, Barbers Motor Sports and Pepsi Co. He is the President and Chairman of The Whistle Stop Festival as well as the owner and lead designer for Specialty Props, Inc.