Chip is a founding partner of May River Capital. Chip leads origination and development of executive relationships at May River and assists in the overall management of the firm, including the development of investment theses, origination of new investment opportunities, deal structuring, negotiations, transaction execution, and portfolio management. Chip leads the Advanced Material Processing investment and co-leads the MECA investment for May River.
Prior to co-founding May River, Chip was, from 2000 to 2011, a Principal and Managing Director at Wynnchurch Capital, a Chicago-based private equity firm. While at Wynnchurch, Chip was involved in all facets of the investment process, and participated in numerous platform acquisitions within the industrial segment. In addition to his investment responsibilities, Chip played a key role in originating new investment opportunities and also served in traditional board roles at Wynchurch portfolio companies. Prior to joining Wynnchurch, Chip worked in leveraged finance and investment banking at GE Capital, Salomon Smith Barney, and A.G. Edwards & Sons.
Chip serves as a member of the board of trustees of Lake Forest Country Day School. He lives with his wife and two children in the northern suburbs of Chicago.
Chip earned a B.A. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.