Christopher Cole CPA, CFE, CFF, CGMA

Senior Manager, NFP Section, AICPA

Chris joined the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Durham, NC in September 2006. Chris is a Senior Manager, currently responsible the AICPA Not-for-Profit Member Section, Not-for-Profit Certificate Program and the AICPA not-for-profit publications and training materials. Chris is the staff liaison to the AICPA Not-for-Profit Expert Panel and the AICPA Not-for-Profit Advisory Council and a participating observer for the FASB Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee.

Prior to joining the AICPA, Chris was a Manager for a local CPA firm in Durham, NC specializing in not-for-profit, construction industry and high net worth individual clients. During Chris’ tenure in public accounting, he performed a variety of services for clients, including financial statement audits and reviews, business consulting, tax services and forensic/litigation accounting.

Chris holds a CPA license in North Carolina and is a member of the AICPA Not-for-Profit Section, the NC Association of Certified Public Accountants, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Outside of work, Chris is active in various volunteer efforts – including the Hillsborough, NC Rotary Club, Orange County Schools, and Hillsborough Youth Athletic Association baseball.