Chris is a licensed Investment Advisor Representative and serves as a Director of Alliance Wealth Strategies (AWS), a Registered Investment Advisory firm owned by Brown Edwards. In addition, he is a Partner of Brown Edwards with a focus in corporate, individual, partnership and exempt organization taxation. Chris has worked extensively with tax planning for individuals and entities, mergers and acquisitions, multi-state taxation and international taxation. He provides services related to all aspects of taxation and is a presenter on tax-related issues to various associations and other tax professionals.

Chris is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants, and carries a Series 65 license. He has been named a “Super CPA” in taxation by Virginia Business magazine for several years and serves as treasurer of the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce.