Member

Chris Deweese, CPA, CGMA

Chris Deweese is a Member and Director of the Audit and Consulting department of Suttle & Stalnaker, PLLC and has significant experience in complex accounting and auditing related issues. Chris has extensive experience in the energy industry with a primary emphasis in the coal, oil, and gas sectors. He is in charge of the PCAOB audit practice and has extensive experience with the Sarbanes Oxley Act, IFRS, and other public company rules and regulations. In addition, Chris has extensive experience in performing audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards and the requirements of the Uniform Guidance (formerly OMB Circular A-133), Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations. Furthermore, he has extensive experience in the Federal Randolph-Sheppard Act of 1936, as amended in 1954/1974 (20 U.S.C. Section 107 et. Seq.) and has consulted with various states regarding their business enterprise program.

Chris has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Charleston.

Chris is active in the following Professional or Civic Organizations: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Accounting and Auditing Committee Past Chair;  West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Charleston Chapter Past President; West Virginia Coal Association; Government Finance Officers Association, Special Review Committee for the GFOA Certificate of Excellence Association of School Business Officials - Accounting Procedures Committee; Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Associate Member; National Wild Turkey Federation, Banquet Chair.

Chris received the Young CPA of the Year Award from the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants in 2004. Chris also serves on the Board of Directors of various local non-profit organizations and is a frequent speaker for various accounting and audit related topics.