Chris Bierly is a vice president and director in the Boston office of Bain & Company and the head of Bain's work in the Education industry, focusing on US education. Since joining the firm in 1986, he has served clients in the media, consumer products, private equity, retail, and education industries. Chris has particularly extensive experience leading projects in the music and restaurant industries.
Chris has a broad background in strategy development and performance improvement, and deep experience working with private equity firms and their portfolio companies.
Chris was formerly a vice president at Bain Capital and now at Bain & Company he continues to advise corporate and private equity sponsors on a range of transactions and post-transaction business strategies. He also leads Bain’s North American associate consultant program.
Chris earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor of science in commerce from University of Virginia.