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Chris Ladd


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Chris Ladd is a Partner at NewRoad Capital Partners, where he is responsible for all aspects of the investment process and post-investment operations of portfolio companies. Immediately prior to joining NewRoad Capital Partners, Chris was at Walmart where he was part of the Corporate Development and Strategy teams, focusing on e-commerce acquisitions and strategic initiatives and was the CFO & CIO of a Walmart-led investment fund. Prior to Walmart, he was an associate at TPG Capital focusing on post-acquisition operations of portfolio companies and an associate at KSL Capital on the buy-side.

Chris holds a BA in Economics from Cornell University and an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.

We approach our work with humility, recognizing that we have much to learn from the entrepreneurs and teams we partner with. We understand the importance of remaining open-minded, receptive to feedback, and continuously improving ourselves. We value collaboration and recognize that success comes from collective efforts.

Operating Skills
Former Strategy and Corporate Development, Walmart

  • Corporate Development
  • M&A Strategy