Chris is the chairman of Barbican and portfolio manager at Carlson Capital.
Chris joined Carlson Capital in 2003 and has been instrumental in developing many of its new strategies, including its corporate fixed income, mortgage, and private equity businesses. Prior to Carlson, he was involved in the financial markets as an advisor and a principal investor, including time at Lehman Brothers (London), RBC Capital Markets, Stephens, Inc., and Alex Brown & Sons.
Chris received a B.S. in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia
Roy is a non-executive board member of Barbican Insurance Group and brings over 30 years of investment experience working in a variety of public and private investment vehicles. He is one of the founding partners of Canyon Road Capital L.P. and is responsible for the overall direction of the business, including risk management, administrative organization and institutional investor relationships. He also serves as a non-executive board member of TransEngen.
Prior to forming Canyon Road Capital, Roy was the chief operating officer and an equity partner of Carlson Capital, L.P., a Dallas based, non-directional hedge fund which manages in excess of $5 billion. As chief operating officer, Roy’s responsibilities included; building, staffing and managing Carlson’s operations, as well as, developing and managing the investor relations and marketing group. In addition to serving as chief operating officer for Carlson, he served on Carlson's management committee, multiple operating and risk management committees, and as a member of the firm's board of directors. He has also held various positions with the Redstone Companies (Houston), Kidder Peabody/PaineWebber (Houston), Texas Commerce Bank (now JPMorgan Chase, Houston) and Arthur Andersen (Houston).
Roy holds a BBA in Accounting from Texas A&M University.
Mike is a managing director of special projects at Carlson Capital.
Mike has been employed at Carlson Capital since 1999 in a variety of investment and operational capacities. From 1995 to 1999 Mike was director of investments at Richmont Capital Partners, L.P., the investment affiliate of privately-held Mary Kay Cosmetics. Prior to that, he held roles as an analyst with Greenbrier Partners, L.P., a private investment partnership and an associate attorney with Baker and Botts, L.L.P.
Mike is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds a B.A. degree from the Plan II Honors Program and a J.D. degree, both from The University of Texas at Austin.