Chris is responsible for developing and executing sell-side mergers and acquisitions at CriticalPoint Partners. He brings over 25 years of investment banking, business management, and product development experience to assist entrepreneurs with maximizing the value of their companies.
Prior to joining CriticalPoint, Chris was a director with Brockett Tamny & Co., Inc., a boutique investment bank that focuses on sell-side mergers and acquisitions and raising capital for companies across a wide variety of industries. Before joining Brockett Tamny & Co., he successfully executed numerous transactions with Janas Associates, also a boutique investment bank, for clients that included medical device manufacturers, service providers, petroleum distributors, and technology companies. Prior to Janas, he was the founder of Strategic Initiatives, Inc., a financial and general management consulting firm, where, among other things, he conducted economic studies and advised clients on acquisition strategies. Chris was previously the Director, Business Planning and Product Development for International Rectifier, the market leader for power semiconductors. Chris began his career with TRW Inc. where he held various management roles and successfully launched several complex automotive components.
He earned his Master’s in Industrial Administration (MBA) degree from Purdue University’s Krannert Graduate School of Management and his Bachelor of Sciences degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is a Registered Representative of BA Securities, LLC and holds FINRA Series 79 & 63 licenses.