Chris

About Christopher

Chris Jenkins, CAE, CISSP, CCNA, MCSE is the Chief Executive Officer at the South Carolina Association of CPAs (SCACPA). Prior to joining SCACPA, Chris served as the Chief Information Officer at the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA). During his 17 years with OSCPA he created strategies to best leverage emerging technology trends and solutions to benefit the organization. Chris also served as the Vice President of Compucents, a technology consulting and training firm that created, planned and implemented small business technology solutions. 

Chris is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Devry University and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Cisco Certified Network Administer (CCNA), and a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). Chris has been published in numerous professional and trade publications and has spoken on the topic of technology and management at more than 30 events nation-wide. 
 
Chris and his wife Alicia reside in Lexington, SC. He has five children and two grandchildren. Chris’ favorite leisure activity is riding his Harley and taking extended road trips.

SCACPA Honors Groundbreaking African American CPAs of South Carolina for Black History Month

By |2021-02-24T17:31:15-05:00February 15th, 2021|Connect, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

Among notable CPAs in South Carolina history, Dr. Joseph L. “Joe” Boyd (certificate No. 572) is believed to be the first African American CPA in South Carolina in 1971. [...]

SCACPA’s Annual Legislator’s Tax Guide is Here, Along with Helpful Regulatory Websites

By |2021-02-22T16:51:49-05:00February 10th, 2021|Advocate, Blogs, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is proud to produce its annual “Tax Guide for Legislators,” which assists our representatives with their specific income tax implications of being a [...]

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SCACPA Advocacy: Here are Best Practices for How to Talk to Legislators

By |2021-02-22T16:51:10-05:00February 10th, 2021|Advocate, Connect, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory|

SCACPA Advocacy: How to Talk to Legislators and Other Key People Best Practices for SCACPA Chapter Leaders and Members Getting to know your local legislators is critical as the [...]

Online Tools & Resources Await: Starting with Connect by SCACPA

By |2021-02-11T23:21:01-05:00February 4th, 2021|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Connect, Featured, Governmental, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

As a CPA, you know a lot. But, in today’s changing environment, there are a lot of subjects where you probably have a fair share of questions. That’s why [...]

SC’s 2021 Legislative Session is Here, so Look to SCACPA’s ‘The View from the Dome’ for State House Developments on Tax Issues

By |2021-01-22T15:17:07-05:00January 20th, 2021|Advocate, Blogs, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

South Carolina’s 2021 legislative session is here. Important debate and decisions on tax legislation will be underway at the State House. That means SCACPA’s “The View from the Dome” [...]

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Surgent’s On-Demand Self-Study Offers SCACPA Members the Specific CPE You Need With More than 230 Courses

By |2021-01-19T16:56:39-05:00January 14th, 2021|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

SCACPA is excited to continue partnering with Surgent CPE for on-demand self-study in the 2020-21 membership year. Association members can depend on this incredible opportunity to get specialized knowledge [...]

Your Answers for the RAP Index Survey Will Strengthen SCACPA Advocacy

By |2020-12-23T14:02:31-05:00December 23rd, 2020|Advocate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory|

SCACPA is the only organization looking out for the CPA profession in South Carolina. You know you can rely on the Association to advocate for you at the state [...]

Get a Jump on Being a Voice: SCACPA Has Opened Nominations for 2021-22 Board of Directors and Chapter Leadership Positions

By |2020-12-15T17:48:37-05:00December 15th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Connect, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, News Release, Public Relations, Why CPA|

SCACPA Volunteering: Your Passion, Your Involvement, Our Success In our effort to generate as much awareness and interest as possible, SCACPA is announcing that we are accepting nominations starting [...]

Explore SCACPA’s Member Benefit: Group Health Insurance for CPA Firms

By |2020-12-21T13:16:59-05:00December 12th, 2020|Blogs, Connect, Featured, Membership, Partners, Public Relations|

SCACPA is proud to promote its member benefit of group health insurance for CPA firms. SCACPA Members can now look to the Association for your many insurance needs. We [...]

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Volunteering for SCACPA: Get Involved With Our Board and Chapter Leadership Opportunities

By |2020-12-21T13:16:17-05:00December 8th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls|

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY UPDATE: Nominations are open for multiple seats on the SCACPA Board and for Chapter Leadership for the 2021-22 membership year. Chapter Officer positions are for one year, [...]

How to Start A Conversation with A Nonmember About Joining SCACPA

By |2021-02-08T14:57:48-05:00December 8th, 2020|Blogs, Connect, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

As a SCACPA member, you know all the benefits of the Association. From our work in advocacy, communication, connection, education and growth of the profession, we help CPAs thrive. [...]

CPE Listen and Learn: SCACPA Members Can Make Livestream a Part of Their Workday

By |2020-11-18T08:02:56-05:00December 8th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Membership, Tax, Technology|

Since the start of All-Inclusive Membership, SCACPA has worked hard to make sure our CPE offerings meet the needs of South Carolina CPAs. That means we schedule the courses [...]

’Tis the Season … For Reminders About the Use Of Your SCACPA 40-Hour CPE Bank

By |2020-11-17T20:33:05-05:00December 4th, 2020|Educate, Featured, Membership, Public Relations, Technology|

The SCACPA staff hopes that all members of the Association have been making the most of our livestream CPE in 2020. As you are well aware, all SCACPA events [...]

LLR 2021 License Renewal Notices are Arriving in Your Inbox

By |2020-12-21T13:13:00-05:00December 1st, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory, Technology|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is sending an advisory to its members that the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation has begun issuing courtesy notice email [...]

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Avoid Holiday Charitable Giving Scams with These Tips

By |2020-11-23T16:42:43-05:00November 20th, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, COVID-19, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations|

The end of the year holiday season is often when we feel most compelled to help those less fortunate. There are many organizations that depend on our generosity to [...]

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SCACPA Member Benefit Alert: Save Up to 75% Now at Office Depot/OfficeMax

By |2020-11-19T17:11:02-05:00November 16th, 2020|Blogs, Connect, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations|

SCACPA invites all our members to make the most out of the discounts available for your office needs through our partnership with Office Depot/OfficeMax. With this SCACPA Member benefit, [...]

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GAP Committee Seeks SCACPA Members Who Can Volunteer to Bridge Gaps in State’s Growing Student Pipeline

By |2020-12-07T10:13:06-05:00November 13th, 2020|Blogs, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

‘The future of the profession will be here before we know it.’ SCACPA understands the value of promoting the CPA credential to students at all educational levels. That’s why [...]

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SCACPA Offers Something for Everyone

By |2020-11-23T15:40:45-05:00November 11th, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

At the South Carolina Association of CPAs, our five pillars — Advocate, Communicate, Grow, Educate and Connect — are not designed around just one segment in the CPA profession. [...]

If You Need Exceptional Tax Knowledge, Here’s Why SCACPA Tax CPE is For You

By |2020-11-12T07:44:53-05:00November 10th, 2020|Blogs, Current Assets Parent, Educate, July 25, 2019, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

SCACPA’s tax courses offer specific information for a variety of specialty topics designed to allow SCACPA members to customize their training to their practice requirements. Consider these points when [...]

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Transitions: Taking the Regulatory Pain Out of Moving Across State Lines

By |2020-11-09T16:58:09-05:00November 7th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

South Carolina stands out with its particular rules for journeying CPAs; and don’t forget your obligations in your former home By David R. Peters, CPA | SCACPA Member Since [...]

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