Christopher V. Dodds

Christopher V. Dodds is an Operating Executive to Carlyle Global Financial Services Partners. He is based in San Francisco.

Prior to joining Carlyle in November 2008, Mr. Dodds was Senior Advisor to TPG from November 2007 through October 2008.

From 1999 through May of 2007, Mr. Dodds served as Charles Schwab’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, responsible for strategic planning, financial planning and analysis, treasury, taxation, corporate accounting, external and regulatory reporting, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, risk management and corporate real estate.

Prior to this position, Mr. Dodds served as Corporate Controller from 1997 to 1999, Corporate Treasurer from 1993 to 1997 and Vice President of Corporate Finance and Mergers and Acquisitions from 1989 to 1993. He joined Schwab in 1986. Mr. Dodds began his career with the treasury departments of Gulf Oil and Exxon.

Mr. Dodds earned his M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh and his bachelor’s degree from Clemson University, where he was captain of the men’s varsity basketball team.