Chris Gottfried.jpg

Chris Gottfried, JD, MBA

Section Leader, Finance


Program: Online MBA

JD, William & Mary
MBA, William & Mary
BA, Economics and International Studies, Wake Forest University
Expertise: Finance, law, bank regulation

Chris Gottfried is a section leader for William & Mary's Online MBA program, with expertise in commercial credit, enterprise risk management, and compliance. He is an accomplished banker, attorney, and management consultant with 15 years of experience in the financial services industry.

In addition to his role at William & Mary, Chris works as senior audit manager at BB&T. He has held various managerial roles within the Big 4, and past clients include Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, BNP Paribas, Raymond James, and Bank of America.

Chris maintains various business interests outside of finance. In addition to a part-time law practice, Chris serves on the board of directors of Natural Systems Analysts, Inc., an environmental services firm based in Wyoming. He passionately supports environmental advocacy, legal pro bono initiatives and minority outreach through The Turtle Conservancy and the North Carolina Bar Association.