Corporate Access

Chris Melito

Managing Director

Christopher Melito brings nearly two decades of frontlines experience on Wall Street’s sell-side. Throughout his career, he held various roles in Equity Research, Corporate Access, and Investment Banking.

Before joining ICR, Christopher held pivotal roles at global investment banks. As Director and Originator at Cowen (now TD Cowen), he managed the Technology, Media, Telecommunications, and Industrials Corporate Access franchise, enhancing communication and connections across diverse groups. At Citigroup, he served as Vice President and Originator, leading the Corporate Access franchise for the Healthcare and Consumer sectors. Notably, Christopher helped lead virtual corporate access initiatives through Citi’s collaboration and partnership with OpenExchange, well ahead of the pandemic. Earlier in his career, at Credit Suisse, he was an Equity Research Associate Analyst in Small-Mid Cap Strategy, playing a key role in establishing the firm’s flagship Small & Mid Cap investor conference.

Christopher holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, with a concentration in Communications, from Hofstra University’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business. He remains actively involved with his alma mater through speaking engagements, mentoring, and career coaching, guiding the next generation of finance professionals. An Italian born in New York, Christopher is a dual citizen of the United States and Italy.