Chris Dardaman is a Managing Director at Altera and serves as a member of the Firm’s Investment Committee, raises capital, advises on firm strategy, and conducts private equity investment sourcing and diligence.
Previously, Chris was a Senior Advisor at Heritage Growth Partners, a family investment office specializing in direct private equity deals. Chris was also the Co-Founder, CEO and Chief Investment Officer at Brightworth, a multibillion-dollar wealth management firm. He was named one the nation’s top financial advisors by Barron’s and Robb Report/Worth and was an Advisory Board member for two NASDAQ companies: SEI Investments (SEIC) and Morningstar (MORN). He is an eighth-generation entrepreneur.
Chris earned a Bachelor of Professional Accounting from Mississippi State University, and a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Goizueta School of Business at Emory University, where he served as an Entrepreneur in Residence.