Chris Kirchen’s hometown is Greenwich, Connecticut, and he and his wife raised their children in Darien. They generally spend November through mid-June at Orchid Island, and much of the rest of their time at their home in Warren, Vermont. Kirchen received his undergraduate degree from Sewanee: The University of the South and his MBA from Wharton. He began his career in marketing and consulting, and then moved into Venture capital. In Connecticut, the couple belongs to Woodway Country Club. At Orchid Island, Kirchen enjoys hiking, biking, the Orchid Book Club and golf (22 handicap). The Kirchens live in the condos and enjoy walking to the beach, working out at the Fitness Center and dining at Orchid’s restaurants. Kirchen’s favorite parts of life here are his fellow club members and the friendly staff. He also enjoys the attractive setting and the town of Vero Beach itself.