Chris Champagne is a Principal and the Executive Vice President of VIKA Virginia, LLC, a land development consulting and engineering firm that provides land surveying, civil engineering, planning, and landscape architecture/arboriculture services. In 2010, he was the engineer-of-record for the 31-acre Spring Hill Station mixed-use project (also known as the Tysons Demonstration Project) that was concurrently rezoned to illustrate the concepts/guidance within the newly adopted Comprehensive Plan for Tysons Corner.
He has served as the Principal-in-Charge for 10 out of the 14 approved major Tysons development and redevelopment projects. Mr. Champagne and VIKA continue to play a key role in developing policies related to stormwater management, transportation, and the Tysons “Straw Man” process. With more than 26 years of land development and civil engineering experience and extensive rezoning and entitlement experience throughout the Washington Metropolitan DC area, he has a thorough knowledge of the planning, regulatory, and implementation framework for the Tysons Corner Master Plan and entitlement projects in Fairfax County, as well as neighborhood and context-sensitive revitalization plans.