As President of TMG Family Office, Chris provides financial counsel to families of significant wealth and their businesses. He focuses on all facets of wealth planning, including advice regarding tax, wealth transfer planning, charitable giving, executive compensation, diversification, investment strategies and asset protection. Chris’ ability to provide such advice is further complemented and enhanced by his legal experience and business background. He also practices law, including taxation, contracts, and estate planning for many of TMG families.
Prior to joining The Mather Group, Chris founded Astraeus, a Family Office based in Park Ridge, Illinois. He also previously served as Director of Family Office Services and Chief Compliance Officer for myCIO Wealth Partners, and a Senior Manager in the Personal Financial Counseling Group at Ernst & Young. Chris began his career as an attorney at Ayco, LP (a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs). He holds a BA in History and Business from Washington University and a JD degree from Washington University’s School of Law. He’s a licensed attorney in the state of Illinois and a Registered Investment Advisor with his Series 65. Chris also is a board member of Bo Jackson’s Give Me A Chance Foundation, a charity that provides assistance and guidance to disadvantaged youth.