Chris started in the financial services industry as a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch in 1982, later joining Morgan Stanley in 1985. With a wealth of experience at Morgan Stanley, Chris managed the Bloomington, Minneapolis and Wayzata branches. He later moved to Ohio, assuming the roles of complex manager for the Cincinnati / Dayton market and the Rookwood branch as a non-producing manager. During his tenure at Morgan Stanley, Chris received many internal awards, as well as being recognized as one of On Wall Street‘s Top 100 Branch Managers in 2008 and 2012.
In 2016, Chris had the opportunity to move back to Minnesota to join RBC Wealth Management as the branch manager for the Edina branch. In addition to being able to come home, Chris believes the culture at RBC Wealth Management is unsurpassed. He is proud to be part of a firm that puts clients’ interests first and where financial advisors can truly be entrepreneurs.
Chris earned a Bachelor of Arts in finance from Augsburg College in 1981 and attended The Wharton School in the Senior Branch Manager Program in 2001 and 2002. He is a past president of the Augsburg College Alumni Board. He also serves on the Campaign Action Team committee at Augsburg College, leading a capital campaign for a new science, business and religion building.
Chris and his wife, Susan, enjoy travel, skiing and hiking in the mountains, cycling, sailing and golf.