Chris Donovan Director, Birch Lake Associates, LLC
An accomplished consulting professional with communications and investor relations expertise, Chris Donovan’s responsibilities as a Director at Birch Lake involve working with Birch Lake’s advisory clients and portfolio companies, supporting the investor relations and fundraising activities for Birch Lake’s investment business, and maintaining strategic relationships and partnerships with Birch Lake’s investor and referral sourcing network.
Chris joined Birch Lake from Alpha IR Group where he had substantial responsibility for management of its business operations. Chris also worked in close partnership with executive management at public company clients including Cardinal Health Inc. (NYSE: CAH), RBC Bearings Incorporated (NASDAQ: ROLL), Signet Jewelers Ltd. (NYSE: SIG), and Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) to craft and successfully communicate corporate messaging relevant to their business model, goals, strategy, financial results and growth opportunities to the global investment community. Other professional experience includes consulting work at Willis Towers Watson and business development at Nasdaq and InterCall.
Chris holds a B.S. in Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.