Lead Business Advisor
As a lead business advisor, Chris McBride leads a team of Alerus business advisors who specialize in providing retirement services and solutions to business clients, plan participants, and sponsors across the country. His team serves as the trusted points of contact for clients, delivering comprehensive retirement solutions including 401(k) plans, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), health and wellness programs, payroll, wealth management, insurance, and other services. Chris and his team partner with plan sponsors to reduce the burden and risk of administering retirement benefits by providing solutions tailored to their needs and the needs of their employees. They also work closely with experts across Alerus to ensure clients have access to its full suite of diversified financial services.
Chris has served in the financial services industry for about 25 years and has specialized in retirement services for nearly his entire career. He holds a bachelor’s degree in communications with a concentration in business writing from Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts, and is a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, where he participated in duties including search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and alien migrant interdiction operations.
Chris and his wife, Stephanie, reside in Amherst, New Hampshire. They have three children. Chris spends much of his free time attending high school hockey and baseball games.