Chris McDowell




Chris McDowell has accumulated over 7 years of Financial Services and Investment Banking experience, supporting and leading sell-side and buy-side M&A transactions ranging from $30MM to $1BN+ in Enterprise Value across various industries including Technology and Cybersecurity.

Chris is currently an Associate at Momentum Cyber, the premier trusted strategic advisor to the Cybersecurity industry providing bespoke high-impact advice combined with tailored senior-level access from incubation to exit. He is responsible for providing analytical and deal execution support on financing, mergers and acquisitions, and other financial advisory services.

Prior to joining Momentum Cyber, Chris was an M&A Associate at Piper Sandler (FKA Piper Jaffray) and TAP Advisors at the New York City headquarters. Chris also spent several years as a CPA advising middle market Companies on complex tax transactions and financial reporting requirements.

Chris graduated from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School where he received an MBA in Finance. He also holds a BA in Accounting from Belmont Abbey where he lettered on the Varsity Basketball Team and was a 2x Academic-All Conference NCAA selection.

Chris currently lives in San Francisco and enjoys biking, hiking, and is an avid traveler.