Chris Orndorff is Vulcan's Chief Investment Officer and responsible for identifying investment opportunities and optimizing returns for Vulcan Capital. Chris brings an extensive track record of building and managing successful investment businesses and teams, with over 30 years of investment management and leadership experience.
Prior to joining Vulcan, Chris was Senior Portfolio Manager for Western Asset Management where he oversaw multi-sector, unconstrained and absolute return portfolios. He was also a member of the board of directors for Mercer Advisors, where he advised on business, investment and marketing strategy. Chris has spent about one-half of his career managing global equities, and the other half managing global fixed income. He also has extensive experience in asset allocation. Chris completed his undergraduate studies at Miami University and his MBA in finance and international business at The University of Chicago. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.