Chat Reynders

Chat Reynders

Formal First Name
Charlton (Chat)

Chat Reynders is the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management. He has over 25 years of experience in investment management and social venture investing. His dedication to innovative investment strategies based on fundamentals has provided a beacon for his success today. Over the course of his career, Reynders has structured and funded partnerships that have brought more than $150 million in revenues to leading cultural institutions worldwide.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Founder and President of Highwood Productions
  • President of the Board of Governors for the Westminster Kennel Club
  • Director at the MacGillivray Freeman Educational Foundation


  • Reynders has been featured in leading publications, including The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, and Forbes.
  • He has produced socially-oriented IMAX films, including:
    • Dolphins, which was produced in conjunction with the National Wildlife Federation and garnered an Academy Award nomination in 2000; and
    • Coral Reef Adventure, which received the largest grant in the history of the Informal Science Division of the National Science Foundation.