Chris is the Chairman of VIO Management Group, a real estate property management and services company. He is also a Principal at Midway Pacific Group, where he actively invests in real estate and technology businesses.
Prior to moving to Los Angeles, Chris spent ten years in the Bay Area, where he co-founded Ampush, a technology-enabled growth marketing agency. While living in San Francisco and Oakland, Chris observed the widening disparities in wealth and well-being of his neighbors and made a commitment to take action.
Chris has served on the board of nonprofits that provide housing and services for individuals experiencing homelessness since 2017. In addition to the Safe Place for Youth board, he also serves on the board of Community Housing Partnership in San Francisco.
Chris began his career as an investment banker with Morgan Stanley in New York and a private equity investor with The Carlyle Group in Washington, D.C. He was proudly raised in Chicago and continues to root for their struggling teams.
He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.