- Published: 29 October 2012
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The founder of Innovative Accounting Solutions and current President is Chris Russo who has over 15 years of accounting and finance experience in a variety of industries. He graduated from Regis University in 1996 with honors earning his B.S. degree in Professional Accounting. He also earned the Joseph A. Ryan award for Excellence in Accounting upon graduation.
Chris started his career as a Staff Accountant at the local CPA firm Bondi & Co, LLP. Chris performed financial statement audits for governmental entities, non-profit entities and for-profit entities. He earned his CPA license in 2000 and went to work for Wembley USA as its Assistant Controller. Wembley is well known for its ownership of dog and horse-track facilities in Colorado and Rhode Island. He then went on to work for Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, (CFP Board), a non-profit professional regulatory body in Colorado. He began as the Accounting Manager and quickly moved up to Chief Financial Officer. He then went on to work for ServiceSelect, LLC as its Controller. ServiceSelect, LLC performs low-voltage wiring for new homes in various states across the United States. ServiceSelect, LLC also sells home security monitoring contracts.
Chris earned his MBA in 2004 from Regis University with an emphasis in Finance and Accounting. He is on the Board of Directors of Apollo Chamber Brass, a 501(c) non-profit entity.