Christopher Zook is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of CAZ Investments. With nearly 30 years of experience investing in both traditional and alternative asset classes, he is a regular contributor to major media outlets, including CNBC, Fox Business and Bloomberg.
As past President of the “C” Club of Houston and a former member of the Greater Houston Partnership's Executive Committee, Christopher remains actively involved in public policy and frequently serves as a resource to state and local officials. He was most recently tasked by the Lt. Governor to help find a solution to Houston’s pension crisis and spearheaded efforts that resulted in the most sweeping public pension reform of the last 40 years.
Prior to starting CAZ Investments in 2001, Christopher served in senior leadership positions with Oppenheimer, Prudential Securities, Lehman Brothers and Paine Webber. A life-long Houstonian, he is a graduate of Texas Tech University where he was recently honored as a Distinguished Alumni. Christopher is former Vice-Chairman of the Deacons and serves on the Finance Committee at Second Baptist Church. He has held leadership positions on a variety of charitable boards, including past service as President of the Board of Trustees of Avondale House and President of The Children’s Fund. He is a proud father to Christopher, Jr. and husband to Lisa, his high school sweetheart.