Christophe is a Managing Director at Navaid. Christophe is the chief investment officer of the firm. Christophe began his professional career in 1990 working as a liaison on the municipal bond desk with Kidder Peabody in Philadelphia. Just a few years later in 1993, Chris was promoted to Municipal Bond Trader at Kidder with the ability to execute large trades on behalf of the firm. He became Head Municipal Trader for Kidder Peabody two years later. Kidder Peabody was purchased by Paine Webber in 1994. Christophe remained as Head Municipal Trader for Paine Webber for the next four years. In 1999 he was asked to become the Head Municipal Trader with the international firm of Investec/PMG in Philadelphia. In spite of Christophe's individual success, Investec chose to close their Philadelphia offices in 2003. With the ability to evaluate many offers, Christophe accepted an offer to become the Head Trader for municipal bond group called Kildare Capital based in Philadelphia. As evidenced by our third party, audited track record of nearly four years, Christophe has provided tremendous results for Kildare and himself. Along with partners from Kildare Capital, John Carney and Drew Siok, Christophe has become a partner and a Senior Vice President of Navaid Financial Services, Inc., an independent Broker/Dealer located in Philadelphia PA. (Member NASD (FINRA), SIPC, MSRB).
Christophe graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA in 1989. After earning an undergraduate degree in finance, Christophe went on to earn an MBS in Finance in 1991. Prior to moving to the United States in 1988, Christophe worked on the Paris Stock Exchange, where he was involved in index and equity options.
Christophe lives in Delaware and is married. His wife Jennifer is a partner in a prestigious law firm in Delaware. They have one son and one daughter.