CHRIS CECIL TO LEAD CHARLOTTE CHAPTER OF TIGER 21
Investor network TIGER 21launched its first North Carolina chapter in Charlotte. Started in New York in 1999 by Michael Sonnenfeldt, an entrepreneur with a background in commercial real estate, TIGER 21convenes high net worthinvestors to exchange wealth-management ideas and expertise in a confidential setting. Annual fees are $30,000. TIGER 21 has chapters in 23 cities, and its more than 400 members manage a combined $40 billion in personal assets. Chris Cecil, president of Biltmore Family Office, a Charlotte-based financial adviser to affluent families and business owners, is chairman of the Charlotte chapter. Cecil, 50, is a UNC Chapel Hill graduate and previously worked for JPMorgan and GenSpring Family Offices. He is the great-grandson of Biltmore Estate builder George Vanderbilt and the son of Asheville real-estate developer George Cecil.