Chris is a Managing Director at XMS Capital Partners. Since joining XMS in 2014, he has executed several successful strategic transactions and financial advisory assignments for a diverse range of clients.
Chris began his investment banking career as a financial analyst at Lazard Frères, executing a range of mergers, acquisitions, and restructuring assignments. During his time at Lazard, he was promoted directly to associate and worked across a variety of groups in the Chicago and New York offices.
Chris graduated cum laude from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Geography, as well as a minor in Music Performance (double bass). While at Northwestern, he also studied at New Zealand’s oldest university, University of Otago, in Dunedin.