President & Chief Investment Officer
Chris serves as the President and Chief Investment Officer of Fontis Investments. He Chairs the Investment Committee for Fontis.
Prior to founding Fontis, Chris spent eleven years at the Wall Street firms of Merrill Lynch and UBS Financial Services. While there, he was a Financial Advisor and Portfolio Manager in their respective discretion platforms. He spent 18 years at Finova Capital in various positions, with his last three years as President and COO of Finova Public Finance.
He received a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN and earned an MBA from The Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
Chris is active in his community, he is an Adjunct Professor of Finance and serves on the Global Leadership Council for the Offutt School of Business at Concordia College, Moorhead, MN. He teaches Corporate Finance, Investments and Ethics.
He resides in Bloomington, MN with his wife Wendy and their 5 children.