VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE & STRATEGY
Chris leads our Finance and Strategy efforts including investments, partnerships, financial management and capital strategy. He is a former Managing Director and Group Head at Oppenheimer & Co. and Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown where he led Consumer and Business Services teams in Investment Banking and Equity Research focused on tech-enabled services.
He has more than 20 years experience in investing and advising companies and has led or sourced transactions with a total value of more than $1 billion including a number of first-to-market deals in new growth areas like marketing services, e-commerce, and education technology. He has also served as Chief Administrative Officer of Baltimore Toolworks and as a Board Observer to CMC. He earned his BA from Colby College where he has served as an Overseer. Chris has also served as trustee to Education and Social Infrastructure focused non-profits in the Baltimore area for many years.