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Chris graduated from the University of Denver in 1981. Upon Graduation Chris joined Deloitte Haskins & Sells working in both the audit and tax departments. He then worked at a regional accounting firm in the Northeast which specialized in physicians, dentists, real estate development and construction.

In the early 90’s Chris left public accounting and became involved with a company developing computer storage technology. He took the company public and for two years in a row the company was on Business Week’s “Hot Growth Companies”. During his tenure at the company Chris was responsible for all aspects of the financial reporting and reported directly to the CEO; he also was responsible for the operations of the company’s foreign subsidiaries and split his duties between US and foreign operations.

Chris also has taught accounting at the master’s level which included the initial development of the college’s course curriculum.

Chris joined Price Kong in September of 2006 and was named a director in December 2008.

In 2010 Chris founded the Dental Practice Group (“DPG”) at Price Kong to ensure that “the dental legacy of Ron Price and Anthony Kong was formalized so that business issues and concerns confronting the dental industry and Price Kong clients could be addressed.  The DPG’s role is to develop and educate our clients on financial and tax policies and procedures specific to the business aspect of dentistry to assist them in achieving their financial goals.”

As education is a primary focus of the DPG Chris has been a presenter at The Arizona Dental Association (“AZDA”) Western Regional Dental Convention and at the American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics, taught at the AZDA in their “THEOS” program, lectures at dental schools and is a frequently a speaker at dental study groups.

Chris specializes in problem resolution and is intricately involved in the management consulting for a number of clients, including practice acquisitions, practice transitions, partner compensations plans and strategic planning.