Eric P. Ode

Partner – President & Chief Operating Officer

Eric brings more than 14 years of financial services experience to his role where he oversees compliance, financial management, operations, technology, and trading. He previously served as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer (2018 – 2021) before transitioning to his current role in 2022. Prior to joining Champlain in 2014, Eric was a Vice President at Great Hill Partners focused on investment opportunities in the business and financial services sectors. Previously, he was a Corporate Private Equity Associate at The Carlyle Group in the Aerospace, Defense & Government Services group. Eric began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Credit Suisse in the Financial Sponsors group.

Eric graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and earned his Master of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Joseph Wharton Fellow. Eric currently serves on the Board of Directors of the King Street Center.