Christopher Johnson, Managing Member of Johnson Advisors LLC
Christopher Johnson is the Managing Member of Johnson Advisors LLC, a financial consulting firm. Mr. Johnson was the Founder and Managing Partner of Finitive LLC, a financial technology platform which enables institutional investors to access a multi-trillion dollar market that encompasses a broad spectrum of non-bank lending sectors, including specialty finance, online lending, marketplace lending, and private credit funds.
Mr. Johnson has served as a Managing Director of Prospect Capital Management L.P. where he led the online lending investment initiatives of the firm. Prior to Prospect, Mr. Johnson was Vice Chairman and Head of Capital Markets Practice at Berenson and Company, Inc. He spent nine years at Deutsche Bank Securities in various roles including Head of the Restructuring Advisory Group, Co-Head of Global Media Investment Banking, and Co-Head of Telecom Americas Coverage. Mr. Johnson worked at Merrill Lynch for fifteen years, including positions as Co-Head and Chairman of the Global Leveraged Finance Group.
Mr. Johnson earned his MBA from Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia and a B.S. (Cum Laude) from Washington and Lee University. At the Darden School he received the William Michael Shermet Award for Academic Excellence. Prior to receiving his MBA, Mr. Johnson served as a Lieutenant (USN) in the United States Navy.