Chris Pudenz


Chris’ experience and expertise spans many industry sectors. He spent the past eight years growing private investment-owned businesses as CFO for a range of organizations in the technology, human and animal food ingredients, automobile repair, and office equipment sectors. Company sizes under management ranged from $400M to nearly $1B in revenue. His accomplishments received well-earned recognition from a variety of sources, including being named CFO of the Year in 2015 by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Prior to that, Chris spent eight years in senior finance leadership roles at ConAgra Foods; specialized in acquisitions at a multibillion-dollar technology business and took a regional distributor public in the mid-90s.

Chris earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Creighton University in Accounting and has an inactive CPA license.