Christopher Williams is Chairman of Siebert, Williams, and Shank LLC, an investment banking and financial services company. Previously, Williams was chairman and chief executive officer of The Williams Capital Group, L.P. and Williams Capital Management, LLC (Williams Capital), an investment banking and financial services firm, since the company’s formation in 1994 until it merged with Siebert Cisneros Shank to form Siebert, Williams, and Shank in November 2019.
Prior to founding Williams Capital, Williams managed the derivatives and structured finance division of Jefferies & Company. He previously worked at Lehman Brothers, where his roles included managing groups in the corporate debt capital markets and derivatives structuring and trading.
Williams serves on the board of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and The Partnership for New York City.
Williams holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Howard University and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.