Chris Wright, CFA

Portfolio Manager and Senior Research Analyst

Start Date
Industry: 2012
KAR: 2012
Research Experience: 2012
Sector Coverage

Small and mid-capitalization financials, financial technology, energy and transportation

Strategies Managed

MBA, University of California, Los Angeles,
B.S.E., concentration in Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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.

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