Chris Reap

Partner – Deal Flow

Christopher Reap is a Partner at True North and is responsible for deal origination and underwriting. Chris has over 25 years of operational, business development, sales, engineering, management consulting and leadership experience within Fortune 100, start-up, and mid-market businesses.  His skills provide an indispensable resource for True North portfolio growth initiatives.  Chris  is passionate about working with owners interested in acquisitions, partnerships and growth.

Prior to joining True North in 2005, Chris held engineering, sales management, operations and business development roles within Cisco Systems, IBM, Texas Instruments and several startup ventures.

Chris is a long-standing volunteer leader for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He has served as Chairman of the Board for Make-A-Wish New Hampshire, is a consultant to multiple chapter boards throughout the US, and is a member of the Chapter Performance Committee of the National board.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA in Finance from The Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech(where he is proud to have won the “longest flight” paper airplane contest his freshman year). In his free time, Chris enjoys spending time with his two daughters, flying as a private pilot and competing in triathlons (including three Ironman finishes).