chris morris

Chris Morris, MBA, CPA, CFP, RFC
Resume

Industry Experience:

Afterfinishing graduate school in 1980, Chris worked at a Big Eight accounting form in the consulting division.  After becoming a senior consultant, Chris left public accounting to enter the industry, where he held numerous positions, such as Controller, CFO, Financial Accounting Officer and Assistant Secretary & Treasurer for several companies and service companies.

Duties performed in industry included:

  • Assisted the President in managing securities for an insurance holding company and managed a hedge fund


  • Was Assistant Secretary and Treasurer or Controller for insurance companies for a period of seven years

  • Merged Life of Georgia with Southland Life Insurance Company’s financial and accounting departments and installed financial accounting software for these companies

  • Managed treasury functions, financial accounting functions, (over 140 accountants at one company), personnel departments and a data processing department for several hundred million to multi-billion dollar corporations

Chris is a frequent guest on radio shows and does numerous seminars for individuals, business owners and their employees.

Education:

  • Professor in Finance and Accounting University of Phoenix

  • Professor in Finance (previously) Mercer University

  • MBA in Finance Georgia State University

  • BA in Physics & Psychology Emory University

Licenses Held:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

  • Registered Financial Consultant (RFC)

  • Securities Licenses: Series 7, 63, 65, 24

  • Insurance Licenses: Life and health insurance and annuities (fixed and variable)

  • Fixed wing Airplane: Private Pilot with Instrument Rating

  • Scuba License: Since 1974

Hobbies:

  • Flying airplanes, snow skiing, sailing, scuba diving, golf, tennis, hunting (for quail), playing the piano