Chris Pizzo, Vice President
Chris Pizzo joined SCP & CO as a Vice President in February, 2020. Mr. Pizzo has a background investing in and working with companies to shape their goals and success. Most recently, Chris developed and managed the coaching and corporate partnership programs at Embarc Collective, a Tampa-based innovation hub spearheaded by Jeff Vinik. Chris oversaw the support of 44 early stage technology companies, and directly coached 21 with strategy, leadership, operations and fundraising efforts.
Previously, Mr. Pizzo held the position of Associate at the investment firm Murray-Bertron, LLC. While there, Chris divided his time between working with portfolio companies on operational improvements and sourcing/executing new transactions. His focus included deal origination and screening, structuring deal financing, due diligence, portfolio company monitoring, and investor correspondence. Prior to his position with Murray-Bertron, Chris co-founded VitalStream Networks, a remote patient monitoring company seeking to reduce hospital re-admissions and achieve the quadruple aim.
Chris received a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce & Business Administration from the University of Alabama and a Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies from the University of South Florida.