Charles B. (Chas) Edelstein is CEO of Apollo Group, Inc.
Previously Chas was Managing Director of Credit Suisse and Head of the Global Services group within the Investment Banking division, based in Chicago. He headed the Chicago investment banking office. In addition to his managerial responsibilities, Mr. Edelstein founded and oversaw the Bank’s leading advisory practice in the Education industry. He sat on the Global Recruiting Committee as well as the Investment Banking Committee.
Mr. Edelstein joined Credit Suisse First Boston in 1987. Prior to that, he worked at Price Waterhouse (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers) for three years as a management consultant.
Mr. Edelstein has worked on a wide range of transactions including debt and equity capital markets executions, merger and acquisitions advisory work, corporate finance advisory work and a variety of other investment banking services. He has advised many of the Firm's most important clients including Apollo, BP, Career Education, Corinthian Colleges, DeVry, Ford Motor Company, and S.C. Johnson.
Mr. Edelstein received a B.A. with highest distinction from the University of Illinois and his CPA from the State of Illinois in 1982. He also holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School (1987), where he graduated as a Baker Scholar with high distinction.
He can be reached at (312) 750-3252.