Chris focuses on providing top-notch services to clients in a broad range of industries, including biotechnology, online gaming and social media, software and SAAS solutions, hospitality and entertainment, private equity, manufacturing, retail and distribution, logistics, construction and related services, and automotive sales and services. Chris works closely with his clients as a true partner and resource, and uses his experience advising entrepreneurs to help his clients navigate today’s business environment in order to take advantage of opportunities and mitigate risks. He assists clients at all stages of the corporate life cycle, including entity formation, corporate restructuring and expansion, securities financing (including private placements and private equity rounds), traditional commercial debt financing, and mergers and acquisitions. Chris’ goal is to get deals done but ensure they are done properly, with an emphasis on providing his clients with the information they need to make informed business decisions.
Although Chris’ family roots are from small town Mississippi, during his childhood he traveled the country and the world as an Army brat, including living in Brazil and graduating high school in Nairobi, Kenya. Chris earned his Eagle Scout in Kenya and today is actively involved in Scouts with his sons. He serves as a deacon and has volunteered in many additional capacities at First Baptist Dallas, and is a member and officer of the Rotary Club of Park Cities. Prior to moving back into Dallas, Chris served for six years on the planning and zoning commission and four years as a town councilman in a Dallas suburb. When not working, Chris’ favorite hobbies include all things outdoors such as fishing, kayaking, camping and hiking.