Who We Are
Christopher P. Hines, CPA, MST
Direct Dial: (781) 610-1220
Fax: (617) 472-2586
Areas of Expertise
Healthcare, Colleges, Independent Schools, Manufacturing, Professional Service Firms, Distribution, Retail, Architects, Engineers and Planners, Consulting Firms and Government Contractors, Insurance, Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Agencies, Staffing Companies, Medical/Dental Practices, Technology, Private Equity, Accounting & Auditing, Tax, Transaction Advisory Services
General Experience Highlights
As an audit partner and leader of the firm's Professional Service Group, Chris works closely with all of the niche areas within this industry group, including architects, engineers, staffing firms and physician practices. Chris is also one of the firm's leaders in the area of transactional services providing financial and tax due diligence, quality of earnings and post deal support to private equity and strategic buyers. Other industries served include manufacturing, distribution and technology.
Chris has over 17 years of experience in public and private accounting, providing his clients with advice related to strategic planning, business consulting, corporate tax planning, operational and financial analysis, audits and assistance with indirect cost rate submission for federal and state projects.
Prior to joining BlumShapiro, Chris served as a partner at a large accounting and business consulting firm in Boston where he worked with closely held businesses throughout Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine.
- University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Isenberg School of Management ─ Bachelor of Science in Accounting
- Bentley University ─ Master of Science in Taxation
Professional Organizations and Activities
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
- American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA)
- Accounting and Finance Group
- Association of Corporate Growth (ACG), Boston Chapter
- Germantown Neighborhood Center, Branch of South Shore YMCA
- Board Member
- Board Member