Christopher Craddock

Christopher Craddock

CEO
RocketStar

Christopher has a diverse career on Wall Street from trading bonds at Smith Barney to managing alternative portfolios for a private money management firm. Christopher started his career at Gruntal & Co., attaining his series 7 license during the start of the equities bear market. He started-out with assisting clients at Gruntal & Co. to invest in Municipal Bonds and diversify away from tech-heavy portfolios. He then continued on to Smith Barney to work with an investment group helping clients further diversify their bond portfolio in SIV’s, CDO’s and other forms of asset-backed paper. Seeing the change in the market, Christopher attained his series 3 license and began his commodities career at a private money management firm dealing in managed futures and alternative investments such as foreign real estate & sovereign bonds.

RocketStar: Christopher has the experience, the passion and the vision to pull this off. He has been planning this for almost 20 years, and has been collecting the necessary technical and business experience to complete a lifelong dream. His over 15 years of Wall Street experience will contribute greatly to access to future capital as well as navigating the complex financial labyrinths that exist in every company. With a decade of running his own company, he knows firsthand the pain of creating, running and living a startup. His experience is not just paper, but real world, and this will get RocketStar across the line again and again.