Chris Goodwin



Chris Goodwin

Co-founder (Chief Operating Officer)


Mr. Goodwin is a Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Coltala Holdings. He has over 30 years of experience in diverse finance and business environments including leveraged finance, operations, asset management and private equity.   In 2012, Mr. Goodwin joined EnAqua Solutions, LLC, a provider of wastewater solutions for the energy industry, as Chief Financial Officer and assumed the additional responsibilities of President in 2014.  From 2010 to 2012, he was a Director on the corporate platform of Hudson Advisors LLC, the captive asset management firm for Lone Star Funds, a global private equity firm with approximately $30 billion under management. Prior to Hudson Advisors, Mr. Goodwin spent 15 years with the global French bank, BNP Paribas, the last three of which he served in the role of Managing Director and Co-Head of the Merchant Banking Group. While at BNP Paribas, he focused principally on investing in and sourcing debt and equity capital for middle-market, private-equity-sponsored companies in conjunction with leveraged buyouts, strategic acquisitions, recapitalizations and growth financing.


  • BBA, Finance, University of Texas at Austin