Chris joined Summit Partners in 2001 and co-leads the Growth Products & Services team.
Chris has served as a board director for many companies and is currently a director of a.k.a. Brands (NYSE: AKA), Brooklinen, EngageSmart (NYSE: ESMT), Quay Australia, Salient Partners, ShipMonk and Vestmark Financial. His prior directorships include Champion Windows (acquired by Great Day Improvements), Focus Financial Partners (NYSE: FOCS), Investor Management Services (acquired by RealPage, NASDAQ: RP), optionsXpress (NASDAQ: OXPS, acquired by Charles Schwab, NYSE: SCHW), Progressive Finance (acquired by Aaron's, NYSE: AAN), PSC Info Group (acquired by Roark Capital), Senior Home Care (acquired by Oaktree Capital) and Sun Trading (acquired by Hudson Trading).
Prior to Summit, Chris worked for Morgan Stanley, J.H. Whitney & Co. and Sun Microsystems. He holds a BA in history, summa cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Harvard Business School.