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.

LLR 2021 License Renewal Notices are Arriving in Your Inbox

By |2020-12-01T15:33:31-05:00December 1st, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, 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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Get a Jump on Being a Voice: SCACPA Has Opened Nominations for 2021-22 Board of Directors and Chapter Leadership Positions

By |2020-11-23T16:59:35-05:00November 25th, 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 [...]

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 |2020-11-13T19:39:26-05:00November 13th, 2020|Blogs, Featured, 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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Member Engagement Committee Looks to Create Opportunities for SCACPA Volunteers and Recognize Your Contributions

By |2020-11-13T17:04:47-05:00November 5th, 2020|Blogs, Connect, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

With an active membership of nearly 4,300 CPAs, the South Carolina Association of CPAs in many ways has never been stronger. With robust attendance at our two annual accounting [...]

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

By |2020-11-13T17:38:17-05:00November 1st, 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, [...]

SCACPA Member Benefit: Get Flat-Rate Pricing on UPS Shipping

By |2020-11-02T15:23:19-05:00October 28th, 2020|Membership, Partners, Public Relations|

With UPS shipping, tracking and billing technology combined with security and insurance features, SCACPA members can build trust and loyalty with every overnight delivery. SCACPA members have access to [...]

Meet the CPE Committee of 16, Creating ‘Just in Time’ Education by CPAs, for CPAs

By |2020-11-13T17:47:05-05:00October 19th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The CPE Committee of 16 is essential in ensuring that SCACPA provides the continuing education that members want. The team is responsible for defining, documenting and identifying sessions and [...]

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

By |2020-11-06T17:19:59-05:00October 7th, 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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Is Your Team New to Working Remotely While Social Distancing? Pay Attention to Your Cybersecurity

By |2020-11-06T17:47:41-05:00September 26th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Connect, COVID-19, Featured, Technology|

By Thomas G. Stephens Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA | K2 Enterprises As the world comes to grips with COVID-19, many businesses are encouraging team members to work from home. [...]

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Why SCACPA Social Media is Important for You to Get the Most out of Membership

By |2020-09-22T13:09:37-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Advocate, Communicate, Connect, Educate, Featured, Grow, Membership, Public Relations, Technology|

You can rely on SCACPA’s social media feeds to find the quick, real-time updates about what’s going on with the Association, along with South Carolina news you can use. [...]

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Online Tools & Resources Await: Starting with SCACPA Connect

By |2020-09-21T19:03:35-04:00September 21st, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Connect, 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 [...]

The Importance of CPA-PAC: Influencing the Decisions that Impact Our Profession

By |2020-11-06T17:31:40-05:00September 9th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

The CPA Profession has celebrated a long list of legislative victories, but none of those successes are possible without legislators who listen to and support our position. It is [...]

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Attention, Enrolled Agents: SCACPA is an IRS-Approved Tax Education Provider

By |2020-11-06T17:52:31-05:00August 18th, 2020|Blogs, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is excited to announce it is now an IRS-approved provider for our Tax continuing education courses. For Enrolled Agents and non-CPAs in and [...]

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

By |2020-10-13T22:41:03-04:00July 24th, 2020|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 [...]

It’s Your Turn: SCACPA Wants to Hear Your #WhyCPA Stories

By |2020-11-06T17:49:36-05:00July 12th, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, Current Assets Parent, Featured, July 25, 2019, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

The start of this past tax season saw the kickoff of SCACPA’s #WhyCPA public service campaign. We created humorous – but truthful – statements that we shared over social [...]

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