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Author: Chris Washburn

Born in Orem, UT, Chris Washburn graduated from Brigham Young University (BYU) in Japanese and English, then earned his Juris Doctor and MBA degrees from BYU. He practiced corporate law and worked in the finance and planning divisions at Nissan Motor Corporation. He later joined EV Global Motors, a company started by Lee Iacocca. He became president of the company and later helped Iacocca sell it. He then joined Wavecrest Laboratories as VP and general manager, which was led by four-star General Wesley Clark and focused on advanced mobility technologies for commercial and military markets. After two years of extensive travel, Chris decided to start his own company, Fezzari — now shortened to Ari — and follow one of his greatest passions: biking.