Christopher Driscoll brings two decades of business and investment experience across several market sectors and geographies. Trained in both business and law, Mr. Driscoll has held executive roles at several investment banks across the country, heads a private equity group based in NY, and is considered an advisor to senior business leaders based in the U.S. He is the founder of CXG, dedicating the past ten (10) years to developing one of the industry’s leading regulatory compliance and outsourcing programs. He also founded our sister company, BrokerDealerForSale.com, the first and only platform dedicated to facilitating broker-dealer transactions.
Prior to his tenure at CXG, Mr. Driscoll held the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Whitewood Group Inc., one of our country’s oldest investment banks, where he oversaw the firms buy-side private equity operation, focusing on growth capital transactions. Mr. Driscoll was also directly responsible for the development and senior oversight of the firm’s trading and clearing facility, servicing transactions in equities, options, bonds, and other instruments. Prior to his role at Whitewood, Mr. Driscoll spent several years as a private equity sponsor, engaging and analyzing dozens of transactions, ranging from early-stage growth investments to later stage leveraged buyouts. Since 2005, Mr. Driscoll has held a number of senior compliance positions, including Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) and FinOp, at several mid-sized registered broker-dealers and FINRA members. Additionally, he has held seats on the Board of Directors of privately held companies.
Mr. Driscoll holds an M.B.A. in Finance from Hofstra University where he graduated with distinction and second in his class, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Management where he received Delta Mu Delta and Phi Beta Capa honors. He also holds a J.D. from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, Series 7, 24, 4, 79, 53, 27, 99 and 66 licenses, and is actively involved in several local civic organizations.