Chris Wright, CFA
Portfolio Manager and Senior Research Analyst

Research Experience Start Date: 2012

KAR Start Date: 2012

Sector Coverage: Financials and real estate sector

Chris Manages: Long-Short Strategy

Education:
B.S.E., concentration in Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
M.B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Prior Work Experience:
Senior Associate, Turnarounds, and Restructuring – Alvarez & Marsal
Associate, Investment Banking Financial Institutions Group – Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin

What Do You Enjoy Most About Your Job:
Investing is an amazing profession. It is intellectually challenging and dynamic. Your mind is never dull and you are constantly learning.

What Do You Enjoy Most About Working at KAR:
I feel very fortunate every day I come to work at KAR. I am surrounded by bright people that share my passion for investing and a focus on finding high-quality businesses.

What Are You Involved in Outside of Work:
When I am not poring over annual reports, I am busy at home with my two young children. Every day as a parent is a brand new learning experience and it is extremely rewarding, especially the big hug my kids give me each night when I come home from work.