Chris Graves serves as executive vice president, global investments and analytics officer, directing the Company’s data and analytics and portfolio acquisitions functions. Graves was appointed to his current role in 2020 after serving as executive vice president, Americas since 2015. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Graves joined PRA in 2006 as vice president, portfolio acquisitions and was appointed to senior vice president, Core Acquisitions in 2009. Prior to joining PRA, he was vice president of acquisitions and group manager for the Credit Recovery Services division of Capital One. He previously served as vice president and regional manager at Signet Bank and First Union. Graves has an M.B.A. from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He earned a B.A. in Business Administration from Wake Forest University and graduated from the Consumer Banking Association’s Graduate School of Retail Bank Management at the University of Virginia. Graves serves on the nonprofit boards of the ACCESS College Foundation, the United Way of South Hampton Roads, and the Virginia Aquarium Foundation.