CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – For Marines veteran Chris Shank, family, career and service to the country all go hand-in-hand.
Shank is half-owner and an agency representative of Shelter Insurance along with his father, Tim, and he handles life insurance for the business.
“I served in the Marines to help people, and this is an opportunity to help more people. It’s also a chance for me to grow the family name even more,” Shank said.
Serving country and community
Shank joined the Marine Corps in 2011. He said he liked the discipline of the Marines and saw it as an opportunity to make something of himself.
He said he was assigned to signals intelligence, working with classified satellite systems, and after reenlisting, he switched to cyber security. After an injury in 2019, he was medically retired in 2020 and shorty after moved to his position at Shelter Insurance.
“I take this as an opportunity and I kind…