Christian Habitz co-founded The Invictus Collective with his sister, Sarah Damsgaard. Christian has over 25 years of diverse financial markets and investing experience, which has led to his passion for investing and job creation. This is evident by his early-stage private investments in a number of companies, including Trumid, Appspace, Cresco Labs, Defense Logistics, Creditspring UK, Timedoc Health, and SentryCard Technologies. As a testament to his client’s personal success, Christian has been recognized by Forbes as one of the Top 125 Wealth Advisors in America and No. 3 in the state of Illinois.1
Prior to founding The Invictus Collective, Christian was a Managing Director for five years with J.P. Morgan. His experience also includes working with Credit Suisse’s Private Banking Group and Morgan Stanley’s Private Client Group.
Early in his career, he managed a hedge fund for Geneva Securities, LLC, where he was a derivatives trader and risk manager. Christian’s first professional position was with Financial Investments Corporation, the private multibillion-dollar, multi-family office of former LaSalle Bank Chairman, Harrison Steans. This early experience was his inspiration for The Invictus Collective.
Christian graduated from the University of Chicago, where he received a BA in Economics and was a varsity letterman in basketball and football. He is active with various charities through his family foundation, which focuses on enhancing educational opportunities for underprivileged youth and criminal justice reform.