Senior Associate, TechPar Group
Chris Reilly is a senior associate at TechPar Group. Prior to joining TechPar, she spent the last 18 years as an executive with CIT Group Inc., a large, diversified commercial finance company serving the small and middle marketplace. Most recently, she was president of CIT's Small Business Lending Division, a more than $4 billion organization that has been recognized as one of the nation's leading Small Business Administration lenders as well as one of the top lenders to women, veteran and minority entrepreneurs. Subsequent to CIT's reorganization, Reilly led the strategic initiative to transfer her division into CIT Bank. Prior to joining CIT in 1994, Reilly spent 13 years at Arthur Andersen LLC. She was selected by U.S Banker in 2008 as one of the nation's "Top 25 Nonbank Women in Finance" and by NJ Biz Magazine in 2007 as one of the "Best 50 Women in Business." A CPA, Reilly holds an M.B.A. from New York University's Stern School of Business and a bachelor's degree in economics from the College of Mount St. Vincent.