Chris

About Chris

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.

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 [...]

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

By |2020-07-24T12:35:34-04:00July 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 [...]

All Through June, SCACPA Has More Than 65 Hours of Livestream CPE for B&I, Government, Nonprofit, Ethics and More

By |2020-06-26T12:21:20-04:00June 27th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

Note: For your convenience, you can download a PDF with SCACPA's entire month of June CPE itinerary, complete with course information and links to register for the courses here. [...]

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#WhyCPA? Because CPA is the Gold Standard 

By |2020-06-16T19:43:53-04:00June 19th, 2020|Business & Industry, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

Isn’t it funny that three little letters make all the difference when it comes to describing who you are and what you do? Those three letters—CPA—are an indicator that [...]

Your Guide to Virtual Spring Splash 2020: Course Descriptions, Online Classroom Links and Registration Tools

By |2020-05-12T19:10:09-04:00May 11th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, COVID-19, Educate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

Spring Splash 2020 is going virtual, and we’re offering you more options than ever. SCACPA is delivering our planned tracks of Tax and A&A via livestream on May 14-15. [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Business Relief Money Flows from Programs in Columbia, Richland County

By |2020-04-22T23:59:55-04:00April 22nd, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup|

In This Edition: Business relief money flows from programs in Columbia, Richland County Data emerges on how banks delivered PPP loans, but SC small business owners still seeking answers [...]

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SCACPA Website Login Alert: New Features Include Easier Secure Access Option

By |2020-04-22T11:14:46-04:00April 22nd, 2020|Blogs, Connect, COVID-19, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Technology|

During this difficult season, SCACPA has your best interests in mind as we develop ways to get you the information you need as quickly and easily as possible. To help [...]

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Here are Recommendations for Administrative, Filing and Payment Relief for State and Local Taxes During Pandemic Response

By |2020-04-21T17:21:12-04:00April 21st, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax|

The AICPA Tax Policy & Advocacy Team has created a list of suggested administrative, filing, and payment relief for state and local taxpayers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This [...]

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SCACPA Happenings: Week of April 20-April 24

By |2020-04-20T16:21:34-04:00April 20th, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, Membership Page Controls, SCACPA Happenings|

THIS WEEK: SCACPA thanks you for your dedication to the profession and support of the Association now more than ever. Our COVID-19 Response and Resources hub page can be found [...]

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Your Turn to Ask the Questions: Make Time for Livestream Webinar ‘COVID-19 Update: Part III with Town Hall’

By |2020-04-20T12:14:08-04:00April 20th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

COVID-19 Update: Part III with Town Hall (LIVESTREAM) (LITX44) When: Friday, April 24, 2020 (8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) CPE Bank Hours for Members: 4 Price for Nonmembers: $160 Register now [...]

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View from the Dome: McMaster Announces ‘Accelerate South Carolina’ Revitalization Plan, Details to Come

By |2020-04-17T13:03:07-04:00April 17th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, April 17, 2020 Gov. Henry McMaster extended the COVID-19 Emergency Order for another 15 days until Monday, April 27. South Carolina's public schools will remain [...]

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Galasso Learning Solutions: GASB Delays Nine Standards

By |2020-04-16T11:52:06-04:00April 16th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Communicate, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

Keep up with all SCACPA updates specific to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 situation at www.scacpa.org/covid-19-response-and-resources At GASB’s teleconference meeting on April 14, a vote passed that delays standards by one year [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: McMaster Declares Tornado Damage as State’s Second Emergency (April 15)

By |2020-04-15T19:52:20-04:00April 15th, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, COVID-19, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup|

Keep up with all SCACPA updates specific to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 situation at www.scacpa.org/covid-19-response-and-resources In This Edition: Gov. McMaster declares tornado damage as state’s second emergency … SC small businesses [...]

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PPP & CARES Act Resources Update: PEEC statement, Recommendations for PPP Lenders Docs, AICPA Chat Function, and More

By |2020-04-15T15:10:13-04:00April 15th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

Keep up with all SCACPA updates specific to the COVID-19 situation at www.scacpa.org/covid-19-response-and-resources Here are new and updated documents and links to help those with CARES Act and Paycheck Protection [...]

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SBA Updates Guidance, FAQs on Paycheck Protection Program

By |2020-04-15T14:04:18-04:00April 15th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

Keep up with all SCACPA updates specific to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 situation at www.scacpa.org/covid-19-response-and-resources Here is the latest information to help CPAs as they assist small businesses. (UPDATED: April 15, [...]

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SCDOR Offers Filing and Payment Relief Information for South Carolina Taxes

By |2020-04-14T12:07:06-04:00April 14th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

In response to expanded tax relief provided by the IRS, the South Carolina Department of Revenue is providing additional tax filing and payment relief. You can review Information Letter 20-8, [...]

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SCACPA Happenings: Week of April 13-April 17

By |2020-05-26T15:33:57-04:00April 13th, 2020|Blogs, Connect, Membership Page Controls, SCACPA Happenings|

THIS WEEK: SCACPA thanks you for your dedication to the profession and support of the Association now more than ever. Our COVID-19 Response and Resources hub page can be [...]

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SCACPA Presents Livestream Webinar “Paycheck Protection Plan Loans: Explained” with Art Werner, Bradley Burnett and Lynn Nichols

By |2020-04-20T12:13:19-04:00April 13th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory|

Paycheck Protection Plan Loans: Explained (LIVESTREAM) (LITX43) When: Friday, April 17 (8:30 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.) CPE Bank Hours for Members: 2 Price for Non-members: $80.00 Event Description Register [...]

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