SCACPA congratulates Chris Hervochon, CPA, CVA, (SCACPA Member since 2017) for being selected among the 2019 “40 Under 40” in the Accounting Profession by CPA Practice Advisor magazine. He will appear in the December print edition of the magazine and online at

The awards spotlight the top practicing public accountants, educators and thought leaders who are leading and changing the profession through exemplary leadership, innovative thinking, collaborative efforts to provide unity to the profession across the generations, and community outreach.

Hervochon will attend the Young Leaders Accounting Think Tank in Indianapolis from Oct. 16-18, which connects members of the “40 Under 40” group and other rising leaders in the profession. The event provides an annual forum for strategic thinking, creates a bridge to the existing Accounting Thought Leader Symposium and offers an opportunity for collaboration to discuss the current and future state of the accounting profession.

“I’m excited to hang out with the bright, young CPAs who will be at the think tank and hear their ideas about the profession,” Hervochon told SCACPA.

Chris Hervochon, CPA, CVA LLC, based in Hilton Head, provides tax planning and preparation for small businesses and individuals, as well as virtual CFO services, specializing in creative and advertising agencies. As an outsourced accounting firm, the team at Chris Hervochon, CPA, CVA LLC uses cloud technology with automation and dashboards to inform strategic decision-making for their clients. For more on his work, visit

Hervochon serves on SCACPA’s Governmental Affairs committee and is a frequent contributing writer to South Carolina CPA Report magazine and the SCACPA blog.

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Among his plans for the future, Hervochon said he will continue to contribute to the profession and his community, along with operate his own firm, “but it will look totally different than it does now.”

“Where those efforts will lead me, I don’t know, but I am going to enjoy the journey,” Hervochon said.

SCACPA also congratulates our A&A education partner Melisa Galasso for being named one of CPA Practice Advisor’s “40 Under 40” Honorees. Her instructional A&A video blogs can be found on SCACPA’s YouTube channel.

Click here to see CPA Practice Advisor’s entire “40 Under 40” list.