Chris Cord

Managing Director – Head of Business Intelligence

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Chris Cord

Managing Director – Head of Business Intelligence

Chris brings more than 20 years of experience in designing, building, and implementing business analytics and financial modeling tools for investment organizations. As Managing Director – Head of Business Intelligence, Chris is responsible for leveraging data-driven insights to develop distribution intelligence strategies that deliver accelerated growth across the firm’s businesses.

Prior to joining Forum, Chris was Vice President – Distribution Analytics at Ares Management (formerly Black Creek Group) where he developed and implemented that firm’s first-ever sales analytics reporting and business intelligence program. Before that he was Vice President – Distribution Analytics & Competitive Intelligence at Jackson National, and held senior analytics roles at Janus Capital Group, LLC and INVESCO Funds, Inc.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Colorado – Denver, and an Executive M.B.A. from the University of Denver – Daniels College of Business. He also holds FINRA Series 6, 7, and 63 licenses. Outside of work, Chris enjoys quality time with his wife Amy, all things Star Wars, and striving to finally bowl a perfect game when it counts.