Chris Carlson is a managing principal at Core Academy where he is active in both consulting and training.

In his role as a consultant, Chris specializes in working with closely held companies in the areas of business development, financial management and valuation.

As a trainer, Chris works with banks across the country, helping bankers with both their credit and business acumen skills. He is also on the faculty at the nation’s top banking schools where his engaging presentation style has made him a top rated presenter.

Chris graduated from Mercer University and served four years as an Army Officer.