Chris Cummins Nanoracks

Chris Cummins

Chief of Staff


Chris is an experienced financial innovator with an extensive aerospace background, and has been involved in the financing side of commercial space since 1981.

Chris was one of the founders of Nanoracks working with Jeff Manber starting in 2009. Jeff and Chris met while working at the Commerce Department’s Office of Space Commerce in 1988. Prior to being a pioneer in developing fund-linked products at Citigroup, Chris consulted to various aerospace companies and worked at NASA/JSC developing cost and schedule estimates for the ISS.

Chris holds a MS in Statistics from NYU, a MBA from Yale, and a BA in physics and government from Cornell.