Christopher Gersch

Sr. Advisor & Director of Commodities

Mr. Christopher Gersch is Chairman, CEO, and Founder of Altimus Capital, LLC and has company-wide responsibility for all portfolio companies. Mr. Gersch has over 16 years of experience in various leadership roles.

He began his career as a trader at the Chicago Board of Trade and utilized his expertise and knowledge to form eleven businesses since 2006 including Centauris Group, Blox Capital, Chicago Global Capital, YourPortal, Save Wave Energy, Gersch Group, Navigate Power, Verde Solutions, RxSun, Fresh Coast Solar and Quanthaven.

Mr. Gersch has also held positions as VP Equity Trading for Merrill Lynch, Director of Foreign Exchange for RCM Asset Management and Director of Strategy for Bell Curve Capital. Mr. Gersch was recognized as a Midwest Finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2017. Mr. Gersch’s companies have been listed on Inc. 5000 list six times.

Mr. Gersch is a philanthropist and an active member of his community. He is an Executive Board Member for the Charles Tillman Cornerstone Foundation, a member of the Catholic Covenant Energies Advisory Board, and is an adjunct professor in The Master of Science Program in Financial Mathematics at The University of Chicago designing and teaching quantitative trading strategies and algorithmic system modeling.

Mr. Gersch is often invited as an expert guest speaker on currency and commodity products for CNBC, Bloomberg, CNN and Fox Business News. Mr. Gersch graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. degree in Aerospace from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and is a licensed multi-engine commercial pilot.