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Chris Adams, CPA, CGMA

Tax Partner

Professional Experience

Chris has developed a well-rounded client base with a particular concentration in Austin’s emerging film industry. With over 30 years of experience in public accounting, he provides tax planning, tax compliance and business consulting services to various closely-held entities and their owners, including filmmakers, directors, producers, actors and film production companies.  Chris also leads the firm’s family office practice that provides services to high net worth individuals specially designed to care for a family’s financial well-being.  Before beginning his public accounting career, he held the position of Chief Accountant at St. Edward’s University, Woodward Manufacturing Company and The Texas State Commission for the Blind.

Industry Focus

  • Film & Entertainment
  • Family Office Services
  • Restaurants
  • Professional Services


  • The University of Texas at Austin - Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance



  • Austin Film Society, Board Member and Past Board President
  • Health Alliance for Austin Musicians, Board Member and Past Board Chair
  • Hearts of Austin, Board Member
  • Meals on Wheels, Volunteer
  • St. Edward’s University, The Munday School of Business Advisory Council Member


  • Austin Music Foundation, Board Treasurer (2007-2009)
  • Sharir Dance Company, Board Treasurer (1986-1998)


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
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