J. Chris Babb ('09)
The Group Tour Company, Inc.
J. Chris Babb is the President of the Group Tour Company; a family business founded by his father in 1975. Born and raised in Washington, DC he is a graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. Following an internship at the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), Chris embarked on a career in theatre management working at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and The Shakespeare Theatre Company; both located in Washington, DC. Chris resides in Washington's historic Shaw neighborhood with his partner, serves on the Board of Directors at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and is a member of Leadership Greater Washington; an organization whose mission is to identify and connect diverse leaders to promote dialogue, cooperation and involvement enabling area leaders to find effective solutions to regional challenges. Any free time left from work, travel and volunteering is spent at the theatre and socializing with friends.