Mark J. Christopher
Mark J. Christopher is a Managing Director responsible for investor relations. He is based in Atlanta.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Christopher was a Managing Director of Lazard Frères and a founding team member of the firm's Private Fund Advisory Group, which provides placement agency services for private equity funds. Prior to this time, Mr. Christopher was a Director in the Private Equity Group at Merrill Lynch.
Mr. Christopher received his MBA with honors from Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and his BBA, summa cum laude, from University of Memphis. Mr. Christopher is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Mr. Christopher currently holds Series 3, 7, 24 and 63 licenses. He maintains registrations in AL, AR, CO, DC, FL, GA, LA, MD, MS, MO, NY, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA and WV.