Chris' practice is principally dedicated to serving private equity firms in North America and Europe. For the last ten years, he has focused on operating partner and other fund administration roles, and on C-suite roles for those firms’ portfolio companies, located around the world. He leads Lancor's Private Equity Practice and coordinates the firm’s coverage model in serving its clientele. He has spoken at various conferences on the role of the operating partner and, in 2008, BusinessWeek magazine recognized Chris as one of the “Top 100 World’s Most Influential Headhunters.”
Prior to Lancor, Chris was a Partner with CTPartners (formerly Christian & Timbers), and was also a member of the firm’s operating committee. Spending nine years on that platform, he was a founding member of its Technology, Media and Telecommunications Practice, and worked extensively to build the firm's footprint in private equity. Prior to his career in executive search, Chris was a practicing attorney with Ulmer & Berne.
Chris earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Akron School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from John Carroll University.