Bass-baritone and financial consultant born in California and attended Harvard University and Business School. He was a member of The Harvard University Choir and appeared on their yuletide offering, Christmas in the Busch.
On 5th May 2001, he did double duty at the Office for the Arts at Harvard Performance Fair, performing operatic excerpts as well as the Mozart-Rousseau singspiel, Bastien and Bastienne.
No less festive was Segue!… A Celebration of Students and the Arts at the Sanders Theatre, at which he interpreted selected songs by Robert Schumann.
He spent four years fundraising and then attended Harvard Business School, from whence he graduated with an MBA in 2009.
He went on to work for K-Rep Bank in Kenya, be a consultant at McKinsey & Co where he dealt with a bank in Nigeria and a conglomerate in South Africa and work as a manager at the GSM Association. He then co-founded the company Coda which is based in Southeast Asia.
Harvard University Choir recordings
Adeste Fidelis (Frederick Oakeley/John Francis Wade)
Pro Organo CD 7134 (Christmas in the Busch)
Conductor – Murray Forbes Somerville
Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Director – Robert Mealy
The Harvard Brass
Soprano – Awet Andemichael
Bass – Mark Risinger
Organists – Erica Johnson and Edward Jones
Here he is talking about Codapay…