Chris O’Brien, Director of Business Development, brings a diverse background in Financial Services and a strong network of relationships built over 25 years of doing business in the Greater Philadelphia area.
Two years ago Chris established Ceangal LLC which provides part-time business development consulting services to multiple and complimentary professional services firms such as a CPA Firm. ESOP Advisory Practice, M&A Group and a Private Equity Group.
Prior to Cenagal, Chris spent eight years as the Head of Business Development for Elko & Associates which was a regional CPA Firm that merged in to Wipfli LLP. He also spent a number of years in a Corporate Finance position and Business Development roles supporting the Relationship Managers at First Union and Wachovia.
Chris is a Philadelphia native. He graduated from LaSalle High School and Drexel University (B.S. Finance) where he was the Captain of Drexel’s first NCAA Basketball Tournament team.