Chris joined CarterBaldwin in 2016 and leads the firm’s energy and infrastructure practice. Chris’s clients include energy, power, utilities, communications, and infrastructure businesses as well as professional services firms. For more than 30 years, Chris has assisted companies with critical team-building initiatives including executive search, succession planning, executive effectiveness, and organizational design.
Previously, Chris led global executive search consultancies and founded and led his own executive search and leadership consulting firm – The Guiney Group, LLC. Earlier in his career, Chris served as the Coordinating Partner for the North American industrial consulting practice at Ernst & Young LLP and the National Managing Director of KPMG’s North American energy and technology practice.
Chris graduated from the State University of New York College at Oneonta with a BA in psychology. He teaches graduate courses on a variety of topics including executive and organizational leadership and executive relationship development and is a guest lecturer at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business and Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.
He is active in the local community, serving on the boards of ToolBank USA and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He is also the Founder and Executive Chairman of ShamRockin’ for a Cure, a national charitable benefit serving the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Chris lives in Alpharetta and enjoys spending time with his three sons in his free time.