Our Leaders > Chris Durbin

Chris Durbin

Managing Director

As a managing director in Chicago, Chris Durbin is responsible for client service, specializing in finance optimization, integration and separation services, and process improvement.

My initial introduction to Riveron was not as an employee, but a client. I enjoyed working with Riveron so much that I hired them in several corporate roles before ultimately joining the team - a team of intelligent, likable colleagues who provide a rewarding workplace that I look forward to every day.
Motocycle Enthusiast. Epicurean. Creative Thinker.


Chris’ primary responsibility is client management and expanding the business advisory service line in the Midwest region.

He has been with Riveron since 2014, providing business advisory services and enjoys using his wealth of leadership experience across several major industries to provide practical solutions for his clients’ complex problems. He started his career in public accounting before moving into industry joining Woodhead Industries (now part of Molex). While there, he was heavily involved in lean manufacturing concepts and inventory accounting.  He later brought those skills to the food industry as controller at Coleman Natural Foods, vice president of finance at TopGolf, corporate controller at Golden County Foods, and vice president of finance at Allen Brothers.

Chris is a native of Detroit, Michigan and has been in the Chicago market for over 25 years.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant

Related Insights

Creating Value Through Divestitures

Divesting part of a business is a complex process. By understanding the various intricacies involved and proactively addressing them, companies can set themselves up to come out ahead following a separation or divestiture.