Chris leads the ClearEdge Change in Control (CiC) Practice and also serves as the company's Chief Information Officer (CIO). Chris brings 20 years of IT and Financial management leadership experience to ClearEdge. He served in numerous Fortune 500 leadership roles, including his 16-year tenure at Safeway where he was mostly recently the IT Chief Financial Officer (CFO) after serving in other Enterprise IT Leadership roles. Prior to Safeway, Chris was an Assistant Controller with Pinkerton Systems Integration and was also a Business Manager for Peter Kiewit Sons' Company, a Fortune 500 global engineering and heavy construction firm. Chris holds a B.S. in Business Administration and MBA in Finance from Saint Mary's College of California.