Chris Arredondo - Mentor/Advisor
Chris Arredondo is a native West Texan. He was born and raised in Odessa, TX. He is proud to have received his Bachelor’s in Accounting from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin. Chris is Co-Founder and CEO of AXIOM Capital Partners, which was founded to give small businesses access to the money they need to grow. With 15-years of experience in finance, accounting, and consulting his mission is to simplify the connection between businesses and funding. As a first-time author, Chris’s upcoming book titled "The Case for the Curious Business Owner" dated to be released in the Spring of 2021 reflects his passion to help business owners. The book provides a wealth of information and understanding of the habits, techniques, and tools needed to create a better financial position for businesses.
Chris has participated in the growth of many companies including start-ups by providing leadership to develop companies strategically focused on innovation and financial discipline. As CEO of AXIOM, Chris’ main concentration is the continued development of financial and educational tools that provide businesses with the economic support they need and to build relationships for the continued support of AXIOM’s mission to empower business owners.
Outside of his passion for business, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, trying new recipes in the kitchen, getting caught up in video games with his sons, and enjoying the West Texas weather while doing yard work.
He has enjoyed giving back to the community. He was a recipient of the “Professionals Under 40 Award”, a Leadership Odessa graduate, and has held positions as a board member with My Community Federal Credit Union, Knights of Columbus, Ellen Noelle Art Museum, and the Odessa Hispanic Chamber. During his time as a board member of the Odessa Hispanic Chamber, he saw the need to extend more opportunities for youth in the community and helped in the development of CareerFest, an at-risk student program focused on developing successful habits for the future.
Chris continues his mission and hopes that his passion for helping others will
have a lasting and impactful benefit for his community.