Chris’ goal is to be a superhero in the eyes of his banking clients. He has more than 15 years of audit experience with financial institutions, commercial companies, and employee benefit plans. He has worked with a variety of public and private community banking and financial institution clients as both an external and internal auditor. Additionally, Chris offers community bank clients substantial experience as a loan reviewer and compliance auditor. The financial institution clients to whom he has offered comprehensive services range from de novo community banks to public multistate bank holding companies.
Chris has led several significant internal control projects, including a Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) implementation engagement for a financial institution client and recent Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act (FDICIA) internal control assessments. He has attended continuing education classes for community banking, such as the 2013 and 2012 AICPA National Conferences on Banks & Savings Institutions and the 2008 AICPA National Banking School. Chris is also active in various banking industry associations, including the Alabama Bankers Association (ABA) and Community Bankers Association of Georgia.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Auburn University, Bachelor’s
University of Mississippi, Master’s
Doug has almost 30 years of experience providing primarily internal and external audit services. He works with both private and publicly held financial services companies, ranging in size from de novo status to regional bank holding companies. Doug also offers his clients extensive experience in Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, and Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL).
Doug is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA), the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA), the Institute of Internal Auditors, and the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists. Additionally, he is very involved in his community as a member of the Board of Directors for the Troy University Foundation. Doug is also part of both the Sorrell College of Business at Troy University’s Dean’s Executive Advisory Council and Accounting Advisory Council. He is a member of the Kennesaw State University Internal Audit Advisory Council. Doug is also a frequent speaker and content contributor for audit and financial industry-related matters.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
Troy University, Bachelor’s
Troy University, Master’s