Christopher A. Lutes, CPA, CGMA

Chris Lutes is Managing Shareholder of the firm’s Phoenix office. His focus is providing value-added assurance, financial advisory and consulting services to closely-held and family-owned enterprises.

Areas of Specialty

  • Private Equity-Owned Company Audits
  • Merger & Acquisition Assistance – Including Due Diligence and Purchase Accounting
  • Public Offering Assistance
  • First-Time Audits

Industry Experience

  • Construction
  • Distribution
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Professional Services
  • Technology

Education

  • Arizona State University, Bachelor of Arts in Accounting

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Accounting and Auditing Standards Committee for the Arizona State Board of Accountancy (Past Chair)

Community Association and Activities

  • Northern Arizona University Accounting Advisory Council (Past Chair)
  • Arizona Business Leadership, Board Member, Treasurer
  • Arizona Soccer Club, Board Member, Treasurer
  • Construction Financial Management Association
  • Arizona Burn Foundation, Board Member, Treasurer