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 Sailpoint, Hangar Technology, eRelevance, Higginbotham Brothers and Aspyr Media.
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 Texas Society of CPAs.
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, 787 Racing and Cherish Uganda.
Chris’ loves include enjoying the company of his wife and three kids and cycling the Hill Country.
You are happiest when…
I can share knowledge that helps others.
You have a knack for…
Where did you grow up and why aren’t you there now?
Indiana. I love Austin, Texas.
What makes Holtzman Partners special?
Our team is the best!