Chris Jones

Co-Founder and Managing Partner


Chris Jones is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of ACP.

Prior to founding ACP, Chris was a Partner at The Riverside Company. During his 13 years at Riverside, Chris participated in 45 acquisitions and sale transactions totaling $2.8 billion of value. As a Partner, Chris led Riverside’s investments in five platform companies representing $1.0 billion of enterprise value.

Prior to Riverside, Chris worked for Chicago-based private equity firm Keystone Capital, and prior to that, obtained early mergers and acquisitions experience in National City Corporation’s Investment Banking Group and as a CPA at Ernst & Young.


BS in Finance and Accounting, summa cum laude, from the University of Dayton and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.


Outside of work, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife Mandee and their four daughters.  When he’s not running around airports to visit a new company, Chris is an avid runner who’s completed many marathons and half marathons, and he enjoys coaching the sports teams of his kids.

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Chris Jones

Co-Founder and Managing Partner