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Chris N. Fraser, CISA,CITP,CPA

Chris Fraser CPA, CITP, CISA, MBA Business Technology Expert Mendelson Consulting Chris Fraser CPA, CITP, CISA, MBA, is a Business Technology expert. Chris works with Mendelson Consulting from his office in Tampa Bay, FL. Chris possesses a background which uniquely bridges the areas of business and technology in order to provide the skills and experience necessary to serve as a competent and trusted business advisor.

Chris’s experience includes information system strategic planning, design and implementation, enterprise resource planning systems, risk management as well as addressing needs and developing solutions to strengthen and enhance results for a wide variety of business operations. Chris has spent his entire professional career addressing business information technology needs and developing solutions for those needs, for a wide variety of business organizations.

Chris has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, with honors, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA), with a concentration in Decision Information Sciences, from the University of Florida. Chris holds the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) from ISACA and the Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) designation from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The CPA CITP recognizes the bridge between management and the technology department, leveraging the CPA's strategic and business skills. Microsoft Corp. recognized Chris Fraser as the first Small Business Specialist in the Tampa/St. Petersburg area.

Chris has been a speaker many times for the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Florida Institute of CPAs and on the Finance and Office Advisory committee. He served as chair of the FICPA Business Technology Section and a past Business Technology Conference. Chris was a founding member of the young CPA committee and task force member, chaired the membership task force, served on the communications task force, and written for the CPA Today magazine. He has served as a member of the American Institute of CPA's Certified IT Professional (CITP) Credential Committee. Also, Chris was selected as one of the "Top 40 under 40" in the country by CPA Technology Advisor magazine to recognize tomorrow's leaders in the accounting space.