Chris Fellows, CFA

Managing Director


Prior to founding Fountain Gate Advisors, Chris was a senior industrials leveraged finance originator at Truist Securities and its predecessor firm, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.

Chris’ responsibilities included originating and executing financing transactions for corporate and sponsor clients across pro rata, institutional term loans, and high-yield markets.

Prior to joining SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Chris held commercial banking roles at SunTrust Bank and Regions Bank.

Chris went through formal C&I and commercial real estate credit training at SunTrust Bank and is a CFA® Charterholder. 

He is currently a member of the 2023 / 2024 cohort of CFORising, an accelerator program for high potential first-time CFO's of corporate and private equity backed government services and technology businesses. 

Education History

B.B.A. The University of Georgia
M.B.A. Emory University Goizueta School of Business