Christopher C. Neal, CPA

Title:Partner, Tax Services

Education:BBA, James Madison University


Chris Neal

As a Tax Partner in Cherry Bekaert’s Richmond practice, Chris provides tax planning, consulting and compliance services to partnerships, corporations, and high-net-worth individuals. He uses his tax expertise to advise private and public middle-market clients regarding tax provisions, complex transactions, accounting method changes, and tax minimization strategies.

With more than eight years of public accounting experience, Chris has extensive experience with C corporations, S corporations and partnership taxation. His industry background includes clients in the industrial, real estate & construction, and private equity sectors. Chris also serves as a member of THInc, the Firm’s specialty practice that caters to the innovative needs of the Technology, Health & Life Science and Industrial sectors.

Prior to joining Cherry Bekaert, Chris served as a tax director at a Big Four accounting firm in Richmond.

Specialties/Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Tax
  • Tax Minimization
  • Tax Provision (ASC 740)

Professional Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, (AICPA)
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)

Community Involvement

  • Leadership Advisory Board Member, The First Tee of Greater Richmond