Christopher L. Denham, CPA, J.D., Shareholder

What is the biggest pain point that you solve for clients?

I help my clients to focus on what is most important to them. I want to remove the worry and burden that comes from not understanding or being unsure about their tax situations. I understand that navigating the constantly-evolving tax landscape can be overwhelming, so my focus is on providing tailored solutions to minimize tax liabilities and maximize returns, allowing clients to concentrate on what is most important to them, whether that is more space to focus on their business or spending time with family.

What do you love about your clients?

I love the diversity and uniqueness of my clients. Each individual or business has its own set of challenges and goals, and I find immense satisfaction in tailoring my services to meet their specific needs. Building strong, long-term relationships with my clients is what makes my profession truly rewarding.

Biggest tip for your clients?

My top tip for clients is to embrace proactive tax planning. By staying ahead of tax code changes and strategically planning throughout the year, we can optimize financial decisions to minimize tax burdens. It’s about more than just compliance; it’s about creating a tax strategy that aligns with your financial objectives.

What do you love about this profession?

In the realm of tax work, I love the opportunity to make a tangible impact on our clients’ financial well-being. Helping them navigate complex tax regulations and finding innovative solutions to reduce their tax liability is not just a job for me; it’s a passion. The ever-changing tax landscape keeps me engaged and continually learning.

Biggest professional accomplishment:

One of my proudest moments in my tax career was successfully securing substantial tax savings for a client through careful analysis and strategic planning. This accomplishment reinforced the importance of staying informed about the latest tax laws and leveraging that knowledge to benefit our clients’ bottom line.

What/who inspires you?

I draw inspiration from the resilience and determination of my clients. Witnessing their innovation and creative ideas that have formed their successful businesses. Their stories remind me that every financial challenge is an opportunity for growth.

Quote that you love:

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill