As managing partner, Chris is passionate about building a firm that creates growth opportunities for its people. Client service focus, with a rules-grounded, pragmatic approach define his workstyle.
Chris began his public accounting career 25 years ago at Arthur Andersen. He then moved on to EY Austin eventually making partner at EY Boston before joining Holtzman Partners in 2005. Now, Chris assists clients in the technology, construction, manufacturing and nonprofit sectors on various service engagements, such as financial statement audits, employee benefit plan audits, due diligence, and technical accounting advisory engagements, such as revenue recognition. His clients include drillMap, SolarWinds, Hanger, Abengoa Water, CBG Corp, Sparefoot, Spanning and UnboundID.
Chris has been a CPA since 1991. Prior to that, he graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in economics and a B.B.A. in accounting. He is a CPA in the state of Texas and is also a member of the AICPA and TSCPA.
Chris strongly supports changing the face of health care in our community through philanthropic efforts. An avid cyclist, Chris often combines his ardor for pedaling with serving the community by participating in multiple cycling fundraisers. When he is not blazing the trails, he serves his community as board treasurer for IT’S TIME TEXAS and is a member of The Seton Fifty.
Chris’ loves include enjoying the company of his wife and three kids and cycling the Hill Country.
You are best at solving …
Revenue recognition issues.
You have a knack for …
What would be impossible for you to give up?
Where did you grow up and why aren’t you there now?
Indiana. Too much corn, not enough tech.