Christopher E. Gildea
Senior Portfolio Manager, Co-Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Gildea is a Senior Portfolio Manager, Co-Chief Investment Officer and is a member of the firm's Research and Investment Committee.
Professional Background and Education
Mr. Gildea has over 20 years of experience in the investment advisory business. Prior to joining Tower Bridge Advisors, he was portfolio manager of Portsmith Capital Fund, a long/short equity strategy and published independent research for hedge fund managers. In addition, he was a principal and portfolio manager at Merit Investment Management, an advisory firm that served insurance and family office investors. Before joining Merit, Mr. Gildea was an analyst with Gardner Lewis Asset Management, an institutional asset manager.
Mr. Gildea received his B.S. in Economics from Boston College, his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, and his M.B.A. from Purdue University.
Chris and his wife, Katie, reside in West Chester, PA with their two daughters. Chris serves on the St. Maximillian Kolbe School advisory board. In his spare time, Chris enjoys traveling, golfing, and reading.