Chris has held investment, board, and senior-level operating roles with middle market growth companies for the past 16 years.  At Summit Partners, he co-led non-control equity investments and was actively involved in value creation efforts.  At the Perot family office and later, Satori Capital, he played an integral role executing private equity investments and became deeply involved with portfolio companies. 

Chris began his business career at Goldman Sachs in leveraged finance and investment banking.  Previously, he was an officer in the U.S. Army and is a Bronze Star Medal recipient and veteran of the war in Iraq.  

Chris earned a BS from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from Harvard Business School.  At West Point, he was a 3-year letterman & senior co-captain of the Division I basketball team.

He grew up in Houston, Texas and currently resides in the North Dallas area with his wife and their two children.