In 2022, Chris rejoined Heard, McElroy and Vestal as part of the tax department in the Shreveport location. As a Manager, his responsibilities include planning and preparation of tax returns for individuals, businesses, trusts and estates. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants (LCPA). Chris is also a licensed CPA in Tennessee and member of the Tennessee Society of CPAs (TSCPA), where he worked for Kraft CPAs for the seven years during his hiatus from the firm. Chris participated in the RSM Breakthrough Leaders Program in 2019 and the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Shreveport Program in 2023.


In 2011, Chris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting followed by a Masters in Accounting in 2012 from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Currently, he serves the community as Treasurer for the MLK Health Center.

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