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Chris Chapman CPA, CGMA

Manager & Business Advisor

A Higher Professional Purpose

Chris is skilled at finding the silver lining in any situation. Find yourself breathing a sigh of relief and leaving every meeting and phone call well informed. With 33 years of experience and a vast breadth of knowledge, clients enjoy straightforward advice and precise answers.

 

Have a genuine conversation about your business with Chris. As your business continues to grow, he collaborates with you to navigate the complexities of growing your business.

Background

Chris Chapman joined the firm in 2009 after working as a Controller at a heavy equipment parts supplier. He also worked in the agricultural industry as a Controller of an almond processing plant. Chris received his Certified Public Accountant license while working seven years at another local public accounting firm. He is currently the Tax Manager at The Garabedian Group and is responsible for training and making sure all staff is up to date with current changes in the income tax realm. 

Community Involvement 

Chris is on the finance committee and security team at CrossCity Christian Church. He also teaches self-defense and safety tactics to the women's ministry as well. He is active in many aspects of the children as well to support his wife in her position as the preschool director. Chris also volunteers at Ronald McDonald House Charities Of The Central Valley in their Meals from the Heart program. 

Expertise

Business Advisory

Succession Planning

Family Business Support

Tax

Accounting

Income Tax Compliance

Tax Credit & Incentives

Financial Reporting

Accounting System Design​

Industry

Multi-generational Family Business

Agriculture

Food Processing

Manufacturing and Distribution 

Law Firms & Lawyers

Professional Service Firms

Fun Fact

Chris is a black belt and taught karate to children for a decade. 

"Why are we different than other firms? We never tell our clients what they need. We talk to our clients and let them determine what they need in the end. We have simple conversations and get down to the real issues. Then we make suggestions. We encourage our clients to ask questions. When you take the time to have conversations with clients, you are building exceptional relationships that will last a lifetime. That is how we, at The Garabedian Group, are different from other firms." - Chris Chapman

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