Our Principal

Chris Abbott CFA®, CIO

Chris Abbott started 1035 Capital Management with over a decade of buy side experience in the small cap space performing fundamental equity research, sector/industry research, and financial and quantitative modeling for a boutique investment manager. Formerly at Argent Capital Management, Chris helped oversee more than $220M in AUM.

Chris holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation. He earned a MSc in Finance and a bachelors degree in Finance and Economics from Lindenwood University. While attending college, Chris was the captain of the CFA challenge team which won first place in the region. He is also a two time national ice hockey champion and was inducted into the University’s Hall of Fame.

Originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Chris moved to St. Louis to attend college where he discovered his love of investing. He developed his first investment strategy while in grad school and living at 1035 Powell Street. This became the inspiration for the name “1035 Capital Management.”

In his spare time, Chris serves as a member of the ALCO committee and treasurer on the board of a St. Louis credit union. He also co-founded Lindenwood University’s student-run investment portfolio using $100k in endowment funds.

Chris, his wife, Rebecca, and their son, Charlie, reside outside of St. Louis, Missouri.

Contact Chris directly at chris.abbott@1035capital.com.