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Chris Klopotek

Managing Director

As a Managing Director based in Minneapolis, Chris Klopotek is responsible for client service, specializing in Buy Side Diligence, Sell Side Diligence, and Carve-Out Financial Statements.

I've served a multitude of clients in the transaction space, providing me the opportunity to be an integral part of the process. I enjoy helping team members grow with confidence and solve client issues, helping them to achieve their own professional goals.


Chris has more than 19 years of experience leading due diligence advisory engagements, both domestically and internationally. His clients have included Fortune 500 companies, middle market corporations, private equity firms, subordinated lenders and private investors. He has led more than 250 buy-side engagements across several industries including manufacturing, healthcare, service, technology, construction, and distribution.

Chris is a native of Wausau, Wisconsin and has been in the Minneapolis market for 18 years. He lives in Maple Grove with his wife, Kelly, and their two children, Katarina and Kyle.

Prior to joining Riveron, he worked as a senior manager of transaction advisory services for EY.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting,¬†University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Certified Public Accountant licensed by the State of Minnesota