Chris Garcia

Education

Texas Tech University, B.B.A. Finance | Accounting

University of Texas at Dallas, M.S. - Accounting | Management Infomation Systems

University of Texas at Dallas, M.B.A. - General Business

Overview

Christopher Garcia, Director with Clifton Larson Allen, LLP (CLA) and brings approximately 18 years of experience in financial and strategic consulting to the Firm. Mr. Garcia has worked extensively in assisting companies throughout the U.S. in financial restructuring and reorganization, transaction advisory, and strategic planning. Before joining CLA, Mr. Garcia served as a Senior Manager within the public accounting sector, which he provided attestation services to both large public registrants, and enterprise level companies. After spending eight years in public accounting, Mr. Garcia served as a Director for multiple transaction advisory firms in Dallas, Texas. He has worked for premier firms throughout his career, such as Grant Thornton, LLP, Montgomery Coscia Greilich, LLP, and Clifton Gunderson, LLP.

The sectors in which Mr. Garcia has specialized in are financial services, energy, and technology where he has served in a role as a chief financial, and operations officer for multiple companies on an interim basis. He was responsible for negotiation of projects, resource management and budgets, ending with integration and communication of recommendations. Mr. Garcia has assisted with taking multiple companies public through the way of both a traditional IPO and reverse triangular merger.

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In the community

Repbulican Party of Texas, Prior Director of Finance, Central Texas

Member of Competitive Enterprise Institution (CEI)

Member of Legatus