Christopher J. Graber, Principal
Chris Graber, a Principal, joined WCP in 2005 as an Associate. Prior to that, he worked in the investment banking group of Robert W. Baird & Co. in Chicago, where he worked on a variety of M&A transactions and equity financings in the healthcare, consumer and business services industries. Mr. Graber also worked as an Administrative Fellow at a 500-bed community hospital in the Chicago area prior to rejoining Waud Capital Partners in 2010 as a Vice President.
Mr. Graber holds a B.A., magna cum laude, in Economics and Public Policy from Duke University and an M.B.A., with distinction, from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He focuses on the firmís healthcare efforts and currently serves as a member of the Board of Cordant Health Solutionsô (f/k/a Sterling Healthcare Holdings) and United Vision Partners. Previously, he served as a member of the Board of Acadia Healthcare Company (NASDAQ: ACHC), The Center for Vein Restoration and ProNerve, and as a board observer of Hospitalists Management Group and CarePoint Partners.
In addition to his roles at WCP, Mr. Graber serves as a board member of the Chicago Association of Private Equity Executives (CAPEX) and previously served as a member of the Chicago area Regentís Advisory Council of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).