Partner, Consumer Products Senior Analyst
Areas of focus: Consumer Products
Chris is a member of the firm’s national consumer products and retail teams. He has over 15 years of experience providing accounting and auditing services, primarily in the consumer products and retail industries. With a client base focused in the middle market, Chris enjoys his role as both a technical resource and business advisor to his clients.
Chris has helped his clients through complex accounting and business issues including business combinations, challenges with international operations, complex equity transactions and complex revenue recognition. He also has experience with mergers and acquisitions and has helped clients with extensive due diligence projects as part of successful buy-side and sell-side transactions.
In January 2018, Chris was selected as a senior analyst in RSM’s cutting edge Industry Eminence Program, which positions its senior analysts to understand, forecast and communicate economic, business and technology trends shaping the industries RSM serves. These senior analysts advise clients on conditions impacting middle market leaders.
From tightening labor challenges to leveraging emerging technologies, consumer products businesses have much to address this year.
Consumer spending has been strong so far in 2019 but factors such as tariffs and a tight labor market could influence sales outcomes.
RSM's industry insiders break down how store closings will affect this holiday season. Hear the discussion in this brief video.
Protecting customer data has never been more important in the consumer products industry. Learn how to jumpstart your cybersecurity efforts.
How can middle market retailers address shifting consumer confidence? One way is to sharpen discounting and promotional strategies.
Consumer products companies, get short- and long-term planning considerations for when the economy slows or accelerates.
Fashion and home furnishings sector faces strong consumer confidence amid threat of trade regulations and tight labor market.
As economic momentum carries over into 2019, the driving forces in the retail sector include consumer spending, tariffs and labor.
THE REAL ECONOMY
Middle market businesses are already feeling the negative impact of tariffs. RSM answers some key FAQs and outlines next steps.