Venture Capitalist in Los Angeles, California
Chris joined The Yucaipa Companies in 2009 and oversees Ron Burkle's venture capital investments.
Chris is also the Managing Partner of A-Grade Investments, a venture capital fund founded by Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary, and Ron Burkle to opportunistically invest in technology start-up companies.
Chris has been involved in more than 100 venture capital deals over the last several years (including Uber, Airbnb, Spotify, and Soundcloud) and was named one of the 32 most influential investors (outside Silicon Valley).
Chris is also one of the Founding Partners of Inevitable Ventures.
Prior to A-Grade and Yucaipa, Chris was an investment banker.
Chris graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Vanderbilt University.