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Chris Dupre


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Focus = Transactions, Finance, Commercial Strategy, Change Agent

Mr. Dupré is a seasoned private equity executive and strategic advisor. He brings over 19 years of experience investing in middle market private market companies across a range of industries and situations, including standalone acquisitions, merger integrations, carve-outs, divestitures, turn-arounds, and restructurings. He spent the majority of this time with Wingate Partners, and he also has worked with Renovo Capital and Bank of America Capital Investors (now Ridgemont). During his time in private equity, Mr. Dupré has worked on over twenty different transactions comprising more than $350 million in equity invested as part of four different funds. He has served on two different fund investment committees, six company boards, and has led and executed all aspects of the M&A process from sourcing, structuring and due diligence to capital raising and execution.

Drawing on his prior experiences with Bain & Company in strategy consulting, Mr. Dupré is a
strategist and advisor who partners with executive teams to identify and drive growth strategies (both organic and acquisition-centric), performance improvement initiatives, organizational alignment, and strategic transformations. He views people and talent at the core of this work, and he focuses on near-term action geared to produce sustainable results.


Mr. Dupré holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from Texas Christian University where he graduated summa cum laude, and a Masters in Business
Administration with Distinction from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern
University, where he graduated summa cum laude and was named a Siebel Scholar. He is also a CFA Charterholder, having held the designation for over 17 years.


In his free time, Mr. Dupré enjoys raising his teenagers and college-aged kids with his wife, Michelle, traveling internationally, skiing, working out, music, reading, poker, and good wine amongst great friends. He also serves as a member of the finance committee of Cristo Rey Dallas, the foundation board of the Ursuline Academy of Dallas, and the Finance Council for his parish church and school.

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