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Chris McCall

Co-Founder & CFO

Chris McCall is a Founding PartnerChairman of the Board and Chief Financial Officer of The Spur Group. Chris has over 30 years of experience in business strategy, operations, mergers and acquisitionsand channel management. In his strategic capacity, he manages board oversight, investment planning, capital planning and all financial aspects of the firm. With clients, Chris focuses on strategic planning, go-to-market execution, and strategy implementation.  

Prior to The Spur Group, Chris was a part of Microsofts Global Partner and Corporate Strategic Planning teams where he led go-to-market strategy for Microsofts largest alliance. He also played a key role in Deloittes Mergers & Acquisitions service line, where he helped develop the methodology that has been used on hundreds of integrations world-wide. Chris held similar consulting positions at Booz, Allen & Hamilton along with being an adjunct professor at Seattle University’s Albers School of Business. 

Chris’s expertise includes: 

  • Business strategy 
  • Channel strategy 
  • Mergers & acquisitions  
  • Portfolio analysis
  • Business process transformation 

Chris believes the fundamental premise of consulting is to understand what drives value for your client and to execute against it.  It isn’t about recommendations. It’s about results.  The secret to driving value is in your ability to develop and retain great people because it is your people who work with clients every day.   

Chris has a BA in Economics and Accounting from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA from The Wharton School.

Articles by Chris McCall

Customer and market planning

14 Tips for Creating a Strategic Plan That Yields Success

Partner incentives

7 Examples of Partner Incentives With a Proven Positive ROI

Project management and development

Let Us Show You the Secrets of Outcome Based Project Management

Change management

Enabling Debates for Effective Decision-Making

Project management and development

Understanding Project Management as a Service

Change management

How Acquisition Engines Can Improve Your Product Offerings

About The Spur Group

10 Powerful Leadership Lessons Learned From Coaching Kids

Project management and development

Managing Projects at Scale

Distribution and partner strategy

The 4 Project Success Criteria You Should Follow

Data strategy engineering and analysis

5 Keys to Robust Data Analysis

Define your strategy

What is a Good Go-To-Market Strategy?