Christopher Lyon, Consultant and Head of Defined Contribution, is a founder and Partner of Rocaton. In addition to serving as a senior consultant on a variety of client relationships, Chris leads Rocaton’s defined contribution initiatives. Chris is currently a member of the Executive Committee and the Operating Committee of the Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association. Chris joined Rocaton in 2002 after six years at Barra RogersCasey where he served as Director, Investment Consulting and also led Barra RogersCasey’s defined contribution research effort. Chris is a holder of the CFA designation and a member of the CFA Institute and the New York Society of Security Analysts. Chris earned an M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing from New York University’s Stern School of Business and an A.B. in Economics from Muhlenberg College, where he graduated summa cum laude and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.