Our Team

Management Team

The senior management team at Chatham Partners stays actively involved with each project, providing expert insight and remaining readily accessible to clients. Led by Chatham’s President, Peter Starr, our team has the financial industry expertise and market research experience to transform data and feedback into actionable recommendations.

Peter Starr - Chatham Partners
Peter Starr

President and Chief Executive Officer

Peter’s primary focus in leading Chatham is to offer clients cutting edge research initiatives executed by team members with deep industry knowledge. It is this unique marriage of research prowess and contextual knowledge that has created a truly unique offering for Chatham’s clients.

Prior to joining Chatham Partners, Peter was the principal and founder of PH Starr Assoc., a consulting and market research firm whose focus was assisting financial service firms with strategy development and brand building. Major clients of PH Starr Assoc. included Fidelity Investments, Old Mutual Insurance Company, John Hancock Financial Services, TD Waterhouse, FleetBoston Financial, and Bank of America. Prior to founding PH Starr Assoc., Peter was a Managing Director and Director of Consulting at Cerulli Associates, Inc. Peter earned a B.S. at Northeastern University.

Laura Artz - Chatham Partners
Laura Artz

Vice President, Director of Research

Laura joined Chatham Partners in 2004 and in her current capacity oversees the design and execution of Chatham’s customized research studies. Additionally, Laura is responsible for company-wide strategic process improvements and management of the research team. Laura has over 15 years of financial services and market research experience. Prior to joining Chatham Partners, Laura was a Senior Consultant at Accenture, where she led change management initiatives for CRM systems implementations with a focus on sales and client service processes in various markets including: Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals, and Go