Chris Henneforth

Chris Henneforth is a Managing Member and co-founder of Level Partners, LLC.  His focus is on fundamental analysis of the economy, markets, and companies; and the strategy, sales, and marketing of the firm and its services.

Before leaving to start Level Partners, Mr. Henneforth was an Associate in the Debt Capital Markets Division of Cantor Fitzgerald, working out of the New York and Chicago offices.  At Cantor, he advised institutions on short and long term cash management strategies using fixed income securities.  He began his career at Cantor as a member of the first Fixed Income Sales & Trading and Asset Management Training program in June 2004.

In June 1998, Mr. Henneforth received his BSBA in Finance and Risk Management/Insurance from The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business, and in June 2004 he received his MBA in Finance, with a concentration in Investment Management and Corporate Finance.  Currently, Mr. Henneforth is an Adjunct Professor at the Fisher College of Business teaching various classes including the Student Investment Management Program, a class in which the students manage in excess of $22 million of the University’s Endowment Fund.  Mr. Henneforth also serves on the Fisher College of Business Alumni Board and has been retained by the Ohio State University and the Office of External Development as a consultant on various projects. 

Prior to his return to academia and subsequent career at Cantor Fitzgerald, Mr. Henneforth worked as a Mutual Fund Accountant/Analyst at BISYS Investment Services in Columbus, Ohio for almost four years.  Here, he was responsible for the administration and oversight of up to seven funds, as well as teaching upper level courses on various topics in finance including futures, options, and the markets.

Mr. Henneforth holds his FINRA Series 63 and Series 7 licenses, and has earned the right to use the CFA, or Chartered Financial Analyst, designation.  He is currently a member in good standing of the Columbus Society of Financial Analysts.

Mr. Henneforth currently resides in the Columbus area, having moved there from his hometown of Scranton, PA in 1993 to attend The Ohio State University.  Mr. Henneforth serves on various Boards and Committees in the community, including the not for profit MAP Furniture Bank’s Development Committee.

Student Investment Management (SIM) Course

The OSU Student Investment Management Program (SIM) combines traditional academic objectives with the practical demands of hands on investment management. The program offers the university a unique opportunity to deliver high quality practical education in an area of considerable interest to students and employers alike.


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    The Ohio State University
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    Columbus, OH 43210