Professional Overview

Chris has more than 20 years of public accounting experience and works exclusively with financial institutions. He provides external and internal audits, Sarbanes-Oxley control audits, loan reviews, and IT audits to community banks ranging from $80 million in assets to multi-billion-dollar financial institutions. Chris, who serves as the Nashville office leader and heads the office’s Audit department, also has experience working on audit committees and boards of directors, and helping establish controls related to organizations and boards. Prior to joining Elliott Davis, he worked with various industries and service areas, including financial institutions, healthcare, manufacturing and distribution, and benefit plans.

Education, Credentials and Special Training

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
  • Master of Accountancy, University of Mississippi
  • B.S., Accounting, Arkansas State University
  • Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • American Bankers Association (ABA)
  • Tennessee Bankers Association (TBA)
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)

Civic and Community Activities

  • IT Conference Committee Member, TBA
  • Financial Institutions Committee, TSCPA
  • Former Credit Conference Committee Member, TBA
  • Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University Class of 2015 Officer