Christopher O’Dea

Invest in Others Board Member
Joined March 2024


Managing Director
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Chris O’Dea is the National Sales Manager for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. His responsibilities include oversight of the Regional Sales teams, including the Business Development Managers. Chris’ product distribution responsibilities include Alternative Investments, Consulting Group, Annuities and Insurance. 

After graduating from Connecticut College with a bachelor’s degree in Government, Chris joined the firm in 1998 as an institutional fixed income salesperson on the Dealer Sales Desk in New York. In 2002, Chris relocated to San Francisco to manage the Capital Markets office and help integrate the Wealth Management Taxable Fixed Income and Municipal Bond organizations. He returned to New York in 2014 where he led the Capital Markets Sales and Content teams across both Equity and Fixed Income. In 2018, Chris joined Business Development organization in his current role.