N. Chris Djernaes

City Council
Title: City Council Member
Phone: (805) 245-1926
Chris Djernaes

About Chris Djernaes

Chris is a Danish native of Solvang and graduate of Santa Ynez High School.  He has a Bachelor's degree with majors in both Finance and Economics from Baylor University, and a Master's degree in Business Economics from UC Santa Barbara. 

Chris is committed to making Solvang a better place to live, work, and play.  In his free time Chris enjoys soccer and tennis, winemaking, and sailing. 

Career Experience

Currently, Chris works with international investors, corporations and government agencies, and brings decades of experience as CEO/CFO and advisor to businesses of all sizes. 


Return to Staff Directory