Treasurer; Executive Committee
In 2009, Chris helped launch Vida Capital, an investment firm focused on the purchase of unwanted and/or unneeded life insurance policies. Chris now serves as CFO of Vida and the firm currently manages over $2.2 billion of face value in life insurance policies with over $715 million of capital deployed. Prior to joining Vida in 2009, Chris served as CFO for Statewide Beverage, LLC, where he assisted in the financing, acquisition, and revitalization of a large retail chain throughout south Texas. Before his time at Statewide, Chris was a founder of Index Hospitality Austin, LP where he served as Managing Partner and CFO. Chris began his career as a management consultant, providing project management oversight and business process expertise to clients such as Agilent Technologies, Sallie Mae Financial Services, TXU, and the State of Texas. Chris graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.B.A. in Finance and Computer Applications in 1999 and earned his MBA in Entrepreneurship from the Acton School of Business in 2005. Chris began working with CTC in late 2009 to assist with transitioning the accounting to Austin and has overseen the finances of organization as it has nearly quadrupled in size over the last 4 years.