Chris Kanoff is Executive Vice President and Co-Head of Investment Banking at Jefferies & Company. With more than 25 years of investment banking expertise, Kanoff joined Jefferies in 1991 and currently serves on the Executive Committee. Kanoff has worked on Wall Street since 1984, having started his career in the Corporate Finance Department of Drexel Burnham Lambert. He received an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management and a BA from the University of California at Berkeley. He and his wife, Mary Ellen, were married in 1988 and have four children.