Chris Bayley formed Dylan Bay (DB) in 1999 after 23 years of experience in law, politics and corporate leadership. During this time Chris was one of new Attorney General Slade Gorton's three Deputy AGs, the elected King County Prosecuting Attorney, a partner in the Perkins Coie law firm, General Counsel at Burlington Northern Inc. and the President of its real estate subsidiary, Glacier Park Company.

Chris's non-profit experience includes being a trustee of The Nature Conservancy (national board), the Seattle Foundation (past chair), Arts Fund (past president), the Pacific Science Center, Seattle Repertory Theatre, YMCA of Seattle & King County, The National Association for Olmsted Parks (past chair) and serving as a member of the Board of Overseers of Harvard College. He is President of the KING FM board and has chaired the board of Stewardship Partners since its founding in 1999.