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Chris King
Managing Director


At Gridiron Capital, Chris focuses on new investment opportunities, due diligence, and value creation at current portfolio companies. Chris serves on the boards of Erie Home, GarageCo, GSM Outdoors, M&D Distributors,  and Royal Paper. Chris previously served as a board member of Leaf Home and Rough Country and continues to actively support those investments in addition to Dealer Tire. Chris also previously served as a board observer for prior Gridiron Capital partnership Dent Wizard.


Prior to joining Gridiron Capital, Chris served as an associate at Vestar Capital Partners, where he was responsible for transaction execution and portfolio company management. Previously, Chris worked as an analyst at Lehman Brothers and Barclays Capital in the Consumer Mergers & Acquisitions Group.

Education & Personal 

Chris received a B.S.B.A in Finance and International Business, with honors, from Georgetown University. He holds an M.B.A., with honors, from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Originally from Central Florida, Chris and his family reside in Greenwich, CT.

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