MANAGING DIRECTOR, STATERA CAPITAL, LLC
Chip co-founded Statera Capital, LLC and has been Managing Director since inception. Chip is responsible for investment sourcing and structuring, portfolio management, fund finances and operations, and investor relations. Chip is also involved with investment underwriting and serves on Statera’s Investment Committee.
Chip brings a wealth of financial, deal execution, and investor relations experience to Statera. Chip joined the fund from InnerWorkings, Inc. (Nasdaq: INWK), a $1 billion revenue business services company, where he acted in roles of increasing responsibility, ultimately as CFO. At InnerWorkings, Chip was directly responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and closing 40+ acquisitions, representing over $500 million in revenue and $350 million in deal value.
Previously, Chip founded and operated a boutique business brokerage Skyward Enterprises. Chip’s prior experience also includes roles in middle-market private equity (The Edgewater Funds), venture capital (CHL Medical Partners), and investment banking (Thomas Weisel Partners).
Chip graduated with a BA from Duke University and earned an MBA from the University of Chicago.