Chris is the founder and President of Ownership Associates of Cambridge, MA. He has worked professionally in the field of employee ownership for forty years. He also serves as a Special Advisor and Partner at American Working Capital, LLC, a merchant bank with a specialty in employee ownership transactions. After graduating from Georgetown University, Chris served as a Sidney Harman Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He later completed a Doctorate in Human Development from the Harvard Graduate School of Education with a thesis titled The Social Psychology of Ownership: A Case Study of a Democratically Owned Firm. He is the Ray Carey Fellow at the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations.