Wallace Plese + Dreher (WP+D) Announces New Partner Christopher T. Coots, CPA, PFS™, J.D.


Chris has over 20 years of professional accounting experience and provides tax planning and consulting services to partnerships, corporations, estates and trusts. Working with privately-held businesses and their owners, he develops tax plans maximizing cash flow and minimizing tax liabilities. Before pursuing his accounting career, he practiced as an estates and trusts attorney serving individuals and families. Chris earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Indiana University and his law degree from the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law. In addition to holding an Arizona CPA license, he is a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) with experience in succession planning and other matters influencing financial goals.