Chip spent ten years as a CPA with KPMG in New York and Miami. His clients were primarily in financial services and real estate industries along with numerous middle market companies. He subsequently spent 30+ years with the oldest private equity firm in the Southeast- Trivest Partners. During his first 13 years with Trivest he managed over 20 companies and executed acquisitions for them. There after he sourced numerous successful acquisitions and eventual dispositions of middle market companies. Chip graduated with an accounting degree from William Patterson University. Over the past 40 years philanthropic work includes being the Vice Chairman of Florida American Cancer Society, President of the South Florida Association for Corporate Growth, Treasurer of Camillus House, Ocean Reef Audit Committee, Orange Bowl Committee and Strategic Forum and Business Network – South Florida.