Chris Cole

Associate Director | Association of International Certified Professional Accountants

Chris Cole, CPA, CFE, CFF, CGMA

Chris joined the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Durham, NC in September 2006. Chris is an Associate Director, currently responsible the AICPA Not-for-Profit Member Section and the Not-for-Profit Certificate Program. He is also responsible for technical publications and continuing education programs and materials focusing on the not-for-profit, governmental and tax practice areas. Chris is the staff liaison to the AICPA Not-for-Profit Expert Panel and the AICPA Not-for-Profit Advisory Council and a participating observer for the FASB Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee. He frequently speaks on various not-for-profit topics and serves on the planning committee for the AICPA's annual Not-for-Profit Industry Conference.

Prior to joining the AICPA, Chris was a Manager for a local CPA firm in Durham, NC specializing in not-for-profit, construction industry and high net worth individual clients. During Chris' tenure in public accounting, he performed a variety of services for clients, including financial statement audits and reviews, business consulting, tax services and forensic/litigation accounting.


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