Instructor Biography

Christopher James Kessler, CPA

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About The Instructor


Chris Kessler is a Principal with CLA’s State and Local Government services team. Chris has over 12 years of experience working with state and local governments throughout the country, including states, municipalities, counties, and state-wide municipal pension plans.

Because of Chris’s extensive background in serving governments around the country, he is well known throughout the firm for providing his clients with innovative solutions to the financial, operational and regulatory challenges that governmental entities face daily.

Chris has authored numerous articles and speaks frequently on topics designed to assist and inform finance officers of the emerging topics affecting their operations and to advise solutions on the challenges that may result.