Chris Mann
Managing Director & Accounting & Transaction Services Lead

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Contact Information

Email: Chris.Mann@morganfranklin.com
Phone: 703.564.7525 x2231

Chris Mann is responsible for leading client service delivery as well as business and practice development activities in MorganFranklin's Accounting & Transaction Services solution offering. He supports clients across a number of industries, ranging from growth-oriented technology companies to multibillion-dollar global enterprises. With more than 23 years of professional experience, Chris specializes in technical accounting, SEC reporting, and merger and acquisition (M&A) related services. His areas of expertise include revenue recognition matters, complex equity transactions, and consolidation accounting.

Prior to joining MorganFranklin, Chris spent 12 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he supervised the financial statement audit process for publicly traded and privately held companies. He focused on initiatives to improve the finance and accounting functions of his clients, which included numerous Fortune 500 organizations across multiple industries. Chris also spent more than three years at Convera Corporation, a publicly traded software company, where as CFO he oversaw the finance, accounting, and legal organizations as well as investor relations.

"Bringing creative solutions to address our clients' initiatives and challenges is a great source of energy for our team. Our talented professionals bring expertise ranging from accounting and reporting to processes and systems, and we often develop integrated solutions for our clients that bring together each of these areas of expertise, and more. We pledge to continuously strive to bring value to each and every one of our clients."

Expertise

  • Technical Accounting
  • SEC Reporting
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Complex Equity Transactions
  • Consolidations
  • Lease Accounting
  • Financial Restatement

Memberships & Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Member
  • Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors

Education

  • Bachelor of Science: Accounting, University of Maryland

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Maryland