Chris Clapp leads CrossCountry’s national Private Equity practice where he is responsible for the overall strategy, practice development, business development, and client delivery to the firm’s private equity accounts. In this role, Chris serves as a trusted business partner to leading private equity firms, family offices, and venture capital firms to empower value creation within their portfolios by executing in accordance with their investment thesis. Chris has extensive experience driving operational improvements at portfolio companies as well as executing strategic transactions, including IPOs, M&A, carve-outs, and divestitures.
Prior to joining CrossCountry, Chris was a Managing Director at MorganFranklin Consulting where he founded and led the Private Equity Services practice and served as the Northeast Market and IPO Readiness Services Line leader. Chris started his career in the Audit and Transaction Services practices of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Chris received his BBA and Masters in Accounting from James Madison University and is a Certified Public Accountant.