Chris is a highly experienced professional with over two decades of expertise in tax, accounting, and business advisory services. Since entering the industry in 1997, he has successfully guided small businesses and individuals through various financial challenges. His areas of proficiency encompass tax planning and preparation, accounting, financial statement preparation, estate planning, and general business consulting. Additionally, Chris holds accreditation in Business Valuation, allowing him to provide invaluable support in litigation, divorce cases, business succession planning, and sales/merger transactions. He possesses specialized knowledge in corporation (including S Corporation), partnerships, individual, non-profit, and fiduciary income tax. Chris’s diverse skill set also extends to business valuations, litigation support/expert witness services, accounting/bookkeeping, estate planning, and general business consulting.
Chris earned his B.A. summa cum laude in Accounting from The University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA). Active memberships in renowned organizations such as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA), and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA) further exemplify his commitment to professional excellence. Chris is also a valued member of the Cedar Rapids Area Estate Planning Council.
Beyond his professional pursuits, Chris actively engages with his community. He is a proud member of the Cedar Rapids Daybreak Rotary and the Cedar Rapids Breakfast of Champions. Additionally, he contributes his time and expertise to organizations such as 100+ Who Care and serves as a dedicated volunteer for Youthport. Chris’s passion for the arts is evident through his involvement as a Board of Director member for Orchestra Iowa.
With his extensive knowledge, unwavering professionalism, and dedication to community involvement, Chris is a trusted advisor and partner for individuals and businesses seeking expert financial guidance.