Kris currently acts as Managing Director of the BioFund, a life science impact investment firm housed within the New Orleans BioInnovation Center. Before transitioning full-time to venture capital, Kris gained experience working as a risk analyst for multi-national and community-based financial institutions. Kris earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Louisiana State University and an MBA from Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business with concentrations in entrepreneurship and accounting. He currently teaches venture capital as an adjunct professor at Loyola University’s College of Business. Kris, a New Orleans native, is very active as a volunteer in the local community and champions the rebirth of the City of New Orleans.