Chris Schilling works closely on the sourcing and diligence of investment opportunities in the water sector with the AVAIO team.
Mr. Schilling has been the CEO and COO of private equity-backed water companies. He was previously COO of the Southwest Water Group, a JPMorgan Asset Management
backed regulated water and waste water utility serving over 500,000 customers. As COO from 2016-2018, Mr. Schilling oversaw all aspects of operations, financial planning, capital investment, staffing and resource development.
CEO of the Park Water Company from 2009 to 2016, a Carlyle Infrastructure Partners-backed company. During his tenure, Mr. Schilling grew EBITDA 100% and helped lead a successful sale of the Park Water Company generating a 2.4x MOIC, 24% IRR
Managing Director in Bank of America’s International Private Placement division
Partner at Levine Leichtman Capital Partners
Managing Director/Group Head in Bank of America's Mezzanine Capital
Investment Officer at Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA)