Christopher D. DriscollExecutive Profile
Christopher Driscoll has over fifteen (15) years of business and investment experience across several market sectors and geographies. Mr. Driscoll has held executive roles at several investment banks across the country, holds board seats in a variety of privately held companies, heads a private equity group based in NY, and is considered an advisor to senior business leaders based in the U.S. He was formally the Chief Executive Officer 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. With over a decade of retail and institutional transactional experience, Mr. Driscoll worked to ensure that the firm’s clearing, execution and advisor support divisions operated efficiently to provide top-tier services to the firm’s clients. 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 buy-outs. Since 2005, Mr. Driscoll has held a number of senior compliance positions, including the role of Chief Compliance Officer, 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 MBA 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. Mr. Driscoll holds Series 7, 24, 4, 79, 53, 27, 99 and 66 licenses, and is actively involved in several local civic organizations.