Meet Chris


Chris is a trusted advisor to his clients. He actively communicates with his clients during the engagement and throughout the year to address concerns, share insights on changing or new regulations, and identify new opportunities.

Chris has 25 years of experience in public accounting providing audit and consulting services to clients in various industries with a specialization in the financial services industry. Chris is a leader of the Firm’s Financial Services Industry team and serves clients including brokers and dealers in securities, registered investment advisors, and alternative investment funds. Chris is an expert in regulations that govern the financial securities industry including FINRA and the SEC. Chris also specializes in annual surprise custody examinations for registered investment advisors.

Prior to joining Keiter, Chris spent 10 years at the Richmond office of Ernst & Young managing audit engagements for both publicly- and privately held companies. In addition, he managed the audits of several pension and 401(k) plans.

  • Annual Accounting Update presented by Keiter (2007-2017)
  • Annual Accounting Update sponsored by Accounting Principles (2009-2018)

Insights from Chris

SEC Proposes New Rule Regarding Outsourcing for RIAs

Significant Regulatory Changes Likely for the Financial Services Industry

The Volcker Rule: Amendments to the Covered Fund Provisions

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