Kris Parks


Kris is a Principal at Tengram Capital Partners, and he has had spent his entire career focused on the consumer and retail sectors. Kris has been advising and partnering with founders and entrepreneurs since 2008, helping our partner companies achieve operational and strategic success. Kris currently sits on the board of directors of Earth Treks Climbing & Fitness and Active Ride Shop, and he is a board observer of Sequential Brands Group and Differential Brands Group.

Prior to joining Tengram, he was an Associate at KarpReilly LLC, a private equity firm focused on investments in the consumer industry. There, he helped execute and monitor equity investments in the retail, restaurant and apparel sectors. Kris began his career in the Investment Banking Division of Citigroup where he worked on a variety of M&A, equity and debt transactions in the retail, consumer products and homebuilding sectors. Kris also has prior experience at Summit Partners. Kris graduated with honors from Boston College with concentrations in Finance and Accounting.


Sequential Brands Group, Active, Earth Treks, Differential Brands Group