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Peak to Peak Investing is a diversified holding company and family office. We invest across multiple asset classes and business sectors. Our private equity focus is in healthcare, education, technology and healthy eating. We search for leaders, ideas and causes that will improve our world.
We are the largest investors in Brackitz, a building toy company that empowers and challenges our next generation of engineers and architects and free2b foods, a natural and allergen-friendly food company.
Christy Orris, an active investor and entrepreneur, founded Peak to Peak after selling ATEK Medical to KRG Capital in 2011. Previously, she was CEO of the ATEK Companies from 2001-2011, a privately owned management company, that owned and ran various outsource manufacturing, industrial product and service companies.
Before ATEK, Christy was President of Regent Aviation, worked in operations at Baxter Healthcare and in brand management at General Mills. She received her MBA from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth and BS in marketing and international business at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
From 2008-2011, Christy chaired the board of University of Colorado, Leed’s School of Business and later transitioned onto the Dean’s CEO Cabinet. She was awarded the Alumni Service Award at the University and frequently speaks on campus and mentors students. Christy is an Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow and board member, member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network, and has brought an Aspen Seminar inspired program to the CU Leeds School of Business. She is a member and previous board member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), and a member of YPO Women’s International Network and the Committee of 200. She was one of Boulder’s 40 Under 40 in 2010.
After selling the ATEK Companies in 2011, Christy travelled around the world for a year with her family and is now restoring a historic ranch, investing and building a new series of companies. She is an avid bike racer, skier and ex-Hawaii Ironman competitor. Christy resides in Boulder, Colorado with her husband and two sons.