Kris McDonough is a Managing Director for Capital Growth Advisors, LLC. Kris is personally and professionally dedicated to improving the access of healthy, sustainable food. In 2014, she launched a financial advisory business within CapGrow that focuses on emerging healthy/sustainable restaurant brands in critical stages of growth and development by leveraging the firm’s collective capital markets and industry related expertise. She is an active student of sustainability and regenerative economics, and supports a variety of entrepreneurs focused on sustainability through consulting and business advisory.
Kris has more than 28 years of experience in the financial markets, corporate finance, capital raising, business development and strategy. Prior to joining CapGrow, Kris was instrumental in building out six multi-billion dollar investment platforms, holding senior executive positions within the Alternative Investment Divisions of Bank of America, US Trust, HVB, Credit Suisse/DLJ, and Lipper & Company. Over her career, Kris has raised more than $8 billion in assets for a broad variety of alternative products and solutions, has been involved in the successful launch multiple investment products, and has worked with a number of public and private companies on innovative capital markets solutions. She is a graduate of Lake Forest College and the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business in Finance and Economics.