Chris has more than 25 years of experience buying, building and growing companies, with a focus on healthcare services and health insurance. He excels at managing in complex, high-growth environments and has a successful track record in helping companies substantially grow revenue and cash flow for both public and private companies. Through successful repositioning strategies that provided industry-leading quality of care, Chris has created more than $8 billion in value for shareholders.
Chris has served as Operating Partner at Frazier Healthcare Partners since 2015. Prior to joining Frazier, Chris served as Executive Vice President and CFO at Apria Healthcare, a national home healthcare services and infusion company with more than $2 billion in revenue, 550 locations, and 14,000 employees. While at Apria, he orchestrated a key $350 million acquisition, creating the largest national home infusion company (later sold to CVS Caremark). He led the sale of Apria to The Blackstone Group in a take-private transaction. Under his tenure, revenues grew over 60% through organic growth, denovo branches and strategic acquisitions, all while maintaining industry-leading standards for quality of care.
Before Apria, Chris served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Strategy and Finance at PacifiCare Health Systems, a national health insurance company with more than 10,000 employees. He led corporate development through a period of rapid growth from $11 billion in revenue to over $15 billion in revenue through organic growth, focused strategic acquisitions and complex integrations. He earlier held executive leadership positions at Quarterdeck Corporation, NetCatalyst, and ICS.
Chris holds a BSBA from the University of Richmond and an MBA from the George L. Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University.