An acclaimed State & Local Tax specialist and thought leader, Chris is well known for his success in identifying multi-million dollar tax-saving opportunities for Fortune 1000 companies and implementing operational changes for long-term business efficiency. With more than 25 years of experience, he carries a wealth of knowledge in SALT and income audit defense and refund claims, VDAs for state & local taxes and unclaimed property, state & local credits and incentives, and tax technology consulting. Chris’s industry specialties include retail, telecommunications, bankruptcy, and turnarounds. He is a frequent lecturer at business and academic forums and an active member of industry trade associations such as AICPA and TEI. Chris holds a B.B.A. and M.B.A. from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business with a concentration in public accounting.