Christopher A. Johnson
Managing DirectorProspect Capital Management
Chris Johnson is a Managing Director and has 32 years of finance industry experience. Chris is involved in strategic initiatives, as well as in originating, executing, and managing investments across a variety of industries. He is responsible for the online lending investments of Prospect. Prior to joining Prospect, Chris was Vice Chairman of Berenson & Company. Prior to Berenson, he spent nine years at Deutsche Bank Securities in various roles, including Head of the Restructuring Advisory Group, Co-head of Global Media Investment Banking, Co-head of Telecom Americas Coverage and COO for Deutsche Bank’s Global TMT Operating Committee. Chris started at Deutsche Bank after working at Merrill Lynch for fifteen years.

Chris has a M.B.A. from the University of Virginia, and a B.S. (cum laude) from Washington and Lee University. At UVA's Darden School, he received the William Michael Shermet award for academic excellence. Prior to the Darden School, Chris was a Lieutenant (USN) on the USS Finback (SSN-670), a nuclear powered fast attack submarine.