Kris Holzmeyer was born and raised in Southwest Indiana.
A graduate of Harrison High School in Evansville, Kris went on to attend the University of Southern Indiana where he majored in Communications and graduated with a degree in Public Relations. He graduated with his master's degree from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.
He and his wife Missy have been married for more than twenty five years and have two children (Kyle and Sammi).
The Holzmeyer’s have served in ministry in Indiana, Tennessee, and Washington, DC.
Kris became an Evansville Police Department chaplain in 2014. He is the author of “The First Responder Field Manual” - a pocket-sized devotional for LEO’s. In 2019, Kris received the Leadership Evansville award for "Individual Achievement in Government and Public Service."
Kris comes from a law enforcement family with one relative who serves as a detective and another who serves as a patrol sergeant. He is accredited through the International Conference of Police Chaplains (ICPC) as well as the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA).
Kris is the Thin Blue 1st executive director and lead chaplain and assists multiple law enforcement agencies in Southwest Indiana.
Chris Tincher - (Vice-President of the Board)
Steve Holzmeyer - (Treasurer)
Joy Thiry - (Secretary)
Jessica Ryan - (Board Member)
Heath Lovell - (Board Member)