A former partner of Moss Adams LLP, Chris formed B\VAL CPAs & Advisors in July 2011, specializing in the construction, real estate and manufacturing/distribution industries with an emphasis on emerging enterprises. While at Moss Adams, Chris served as the firm’s lead Tax Partner for the Construction Industry Group and represented the firm on the national Tax and Fiscal Affairs committee of the Associated General Contractors. In addition to his 11 years with Moss Adams, Chris spent 4 years as the Chief Accounting and Tax Officer with a national industrial contractor and 8 years with a national public accounting firm, the last two as Director of Tax Services in their Phoenix, Arizona practice where he specialized in high technology manufacturing and merger/acquisition planning.
Chris currently serves as the Treasurer and a member of the Executive Board of Directors for the Oregon Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America, a board member for Agape Youth and serves on the Finance Committee of SquareOne Village. Chris has been an advisor/mentor with the University of Oregon’s New Venture Planning & Technology Entrepreneurship Program for five years.