Christopher S. McCrory

Vice President

Chris McCrory is a Vice President in the Private Equity Group for 50 South Capital. He focuses on sourcing, evaluating and executing primary fund investments and direct co-investments in all areas, with a focus on buyouts and credit. He also participates in fundraising and portfolio management activities.

Prior to joining 50 South Capital, Chris was an investment professional at Pamlico Capital, a middle-market buyout fund based in Charlotte, North Carolina. At Pamlico, he was active in all aspects of the investment process, including deal sourcing, due diligence, capital raising, deal negotiation, and working with companies post-investment. Prior to Pamlico Capital, Chris worked in the Investment Banking Group at McColl Partners (now known as Deloitte Corporate Finance). He worked on transactions in numerous industries but spent the majority of his time in healthcare and business services.

Educations & Associations

Chris serves on fund advisory boards in which 50 South Capital invests. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with Highest Distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.


Outside of work, Chris enjoys spending as much time as possible outside between running, skiing, hiking, and playing golf.  Despite his southern roots, Chris appreciates the Chicago winters and has embraced Chicago’s sports teams.