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Cherry Bekaert Announces Chris Neal as New Tax Partner in Richmond Practice

calendar iconSeptember 14, 2017

Cherry Bekaert LLP (“the Firm”), recognized as one of the leading public accounting firms in the nation, is pleased to welcome Christopher C. Neal, CPA, as a Tax Partner in the Firm’s expanding corporate headquarters in Richmond.

In his role as a Tax Partner, Neal will advise clients in the areas of tax minimization strategies, tax implications of business transactions and tax provision compliance. He will also serve as a member of THInc®, Cherry Bekaert’s specialty practice that provides innovative solutions to clients in the industrial, technology and health & life sciences sectors.

Neal focuses his practice on clients in the industrial, real estate, construction and private equity sectors. He brings to Cherry Bekaert over eight years of public accounting experience, and has an extensive background working with C corporations, S corporations and partnerships in the middle market.

“Chris brings a wealth of knowledge in tax planning and consulting,” stated Robert E. Martin, III, CPA, Managing Partner for Cherry Bekaert’s Richmond practice. “Our partnership, corporate and high-net-worth clients will greatly benefit from the addition of Chris to our tax team.”

Prior to joining Cherry Bekaert, Neal was a tax director at a Big Four firm in Richmond.

A Certified Public Accountant licensed in Virginia, Neal is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA). He is a graduate of James Madison University, where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.