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Founder, President & Executive Coach

An experienced investor, board member, 3x CMO, and serial intra/entrepreneur, Chris has been helping businesses and brands transform and grow for over 25 years in Entertainment, Media, Tech, and Consumer.

Life and work as we know it changed in 2020. Today, great leadership improves bottom lines and lives. The pandemic and subsequent Great Resignation made clear the future of work is about more than enabling tech and entrepreneurial ecosystems. It highlighted the emphasis we must place on intentional growth in the hearts and minds of leaders, personal well being of our employees, and cultural alignment within our organizations – if we’re to convert early success into lasting relevance.


Join us in our work to Elevate Human Potential.


  • Harvard Fellow, McLean Institute of Coaching

  • UC Berkeley, Executive Coaching Institute

  • Washington University in St. Louis, MBA


  • CORE Media Group sold to NYSE: APO

  • Blaze Media merged with CRTV

  • Notara acquired by NYSE: IPG


  • Investor & Mentor, Techstars (LA, Music, Austin)

  • President, EarBuds (Social Music)

  • Manager, Notara (Marketing SaaS)


  • Venture Capital Practice, Hunt Club

  • Drive-In Concert Venture, Encore Live

  • Partner Ecosystem Unit, MediaMath


  • Investor, NextGen Venture Partners

  • LP & Advisor, Santa Barbara Venture Partners

  • LP, Distributed Capital

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Executive Coaching & Recruiting Partners


Fractional ECPs are Berkeley Executive Coaching Institute-certified and offer distinctive coaching and talent advisory services on a referral basis:

Advisory Partners

Advisors are well-networked, deep thinking practitioners with powerful complementary expertise: