Chris Carleson has spent the entirety of his professional career in finance. Prior to joining CVF Capital Partners, Mr. Carleson worked at ING Variable Annuities as an internal wholesaler. As part of his responsibilities, Mr. Carleson worked in conjunction with the external wholesaler to expand the Midwest territories by aggressively pursuing leads and modeling financial scenarios for the client.
Following his period at ING, Mr. Carleson decided to expand his skillset and enrolled in the full-time MBA program at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management where he focused in Finance and Business Analytics. In the course of completing his education, Mr. Carleson worked at Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics where he would evaluate the profitability of pharmaceutical projects in specific global regions.
Mr. Carleson is originally from Sacramento, California. He holds an MBA from the University of California, Davis and a B.S. from the University of California, Irvine.