Christopher Fenn is the Managing Director of Oliver Capital Partners. In this role Chris oversees all of OCPs investments and, together with the Founder & President, decides on future investments and direction. Chris also serves or has served in an operating role for a number of Oliver’s portfolio companies. Currently, the bulk of Chris’ time is spent in his capacity as Vice President, Operations for Gabriella’s Kitchen Inc. In this role Chris oversees all aspects of operations for Gabriella’s Kitchen including manufacturing, safety, quality control, shipping, and plant processes. He has been instrumental in increasing efficiencies and improving plant processes to prepare Gabriella’s Kitchen for growth and its recent expansion into the United States.
Prior to joining GK he held the positions of Director of Growth for the development office of the Taco del Mar brand in Alberta and British Columbia operated by TDM Development Corp. and Operations Analyst for the development office of the Subway brand in the same provinces (operated by Subway Devco LP)) – two of Oliver’s other portfolio companies. In these roles Chris led a repositioning at each company which led to accelerated growth, increased economic efficiency and performance, and helped generate a greater ROI.
Chris studied political science and economics at UBC. He enjoys an active lifestyle, in particular skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing, and wakeboarding. He’s also recently taken up kiteboarding and when he’s missing in action from GK can be found guiding his kite to ever greater heights along the beaches of Mexico.