Chris was a Senior Director of Risk Management at Protégé Partners, LLC, a $4 billion fund of funds. Prior to joining Protégé, he was a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns. Chris has 45 years of securities industry experience in trading, clearing and risk management. He began his career in the securities business in 1972, working at the Chicago Board of Trade and moved to the Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE) upon its opening. Chris was one of the founding members of O'Connor and Associates in 1977 and has worked as an independent options trader on the Chicago Board of Options Exchange and the Pacific Stock Exchange."