Now making his home in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Christopher Harding spent the first fifteen years of his business career working various capacities within the Harding Family Office in Louisville, Kentucky. He spearheaded both commercial and residential development, developed, built and managed numerous restaurant concepts, and oversaw the growth and management of dozens of family owned entities throughout his early business career. Although sold in 2012, Mr. Harding and his partners were the largest franchisee of Hooters Restaurants, owning and operating over 100 restaurants across the globe. In the past decade, Mr. Harding has expanded his venture capital endeavors and is a Partner in Brentwood, Tennessee based Relevance Ventures. He continues to seed and nurture numerous early-stage technology companies including Passport Labs, Sun Basket, and Sezzle to name a few.
As Co-Founder of Pruvit Ventures, Inc., Mr. Harding helped grow Pruvit from startup in 2015 to over $1B in total sales in less than four years. Pruvit continues to expand rapidly both domestically and internationally through their Hong Kong and EU offices.
In 2018, Mr. Harding purchased a controlling stake in Soccer Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Louisville City Football Club, Racing Louisville Football Club, and Lynn Family Stadium.
Lastly, Mr. Harding remains active in real estate development having opened The Hodges Bay Resort and Spa on the island of Antigua and continues to develop various commercial real estate projects across the United States.
An avid tennis player and traveler, Mr. Harding graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance and remains active within his home state of Kentucky.