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Our team provides financial services to entrepreneurs and their businesses helping them achieve their individual and corporate goals.
We pride ourselves on providing equal attention to all of our clients, from self-employed business owners to high net worth CEO’s, no client is too small or business too large to handle.
We treat our clients with courtesy and integrity while providing a high level of services to clients by taking pride in delivering professional and timely service. We are committed to guiding our clients to their goals by providing meaningful and efficient services. We want to be considered a partner in our clients futures.
Meet our experienced and growing team members.
Chris Schwarz, CPA, began his career with a local Dallas CPA firm with a total of 25 professionals after graduating from St. Edward’s University in 2000 and earning his CPA in 2003. Chris became an Officer of that firm in 2009. In 2011 that firm was acquired by a national CPA firm where he became a Partner. When feeling like he was losing touch with his clients he decided to open his own Practice in 2012. Chris has become a great asset to his clients in both consulting on tax savings strategies and financial awareness and financial planning for their business.
He is very active in the community and is committed to helping the families of those that serve and protect our freedoms. He joined the board of the Snowball Express foundation as treasurer in 2011 where they serve the children of our fallen military by providing events across the country for them to connect and communal heal. These events culminate in a large gathering of over 1,500 children and surviving spouses here in Dallas for a 5-day event where they can heal during the holiday season. Chris is currently the Vice-chairman and CFO of this organization for which he has served since 2014. Chris is also Vice President of the Guns and Hoses Foundation of North Texas where they provide support for the families of fallen Police and Fire. He started with the Guns and Hoses foundation in 2010 by chairing a golf tournament which provided funds to support equipment purchases for underfunded police departments in the area. He was a board consultant before joining the Board in 2015.
Chris lives in Wylie Texas with his wife Shanna and 2 children, Avery 6 and Payne 3. Chris’ love of cars has become a family affair as they enjoying joining local car shows and spending time in the garage together.
When it comes to serving Chris says “Making time for volunteering is a juggling act but when you find that cause that grabs your heart you commit to it and you won’t regret it”.
Chris Schwarz, CPA, began his career with National CPA Firm locally after graduating from St. Edward’s University in 2000 and earning his CPA in 2003. After Chris became a partner he decided that opening up his own business would provide an opportunity to give his clients the attention they deserve. Chris has built his firm around an entrepreneurial clientele, closely held businesses and his team focus on providing unparalleled advice and sophisticated services they desire. Clients are pleased with the partnership Chris offers in helping them with both their personal and business needs, which often overlap. Read more about what Chris’ clients have to say here on the Testimonials page.
Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, watching baseball, and working on classic cars.
Michael began his career with Schwarz CPA while still in school. He shares a common vision of providing the highest level of service to each client and sharing his expertise to provide clients with an opportunity to meet and exceed their goals every year.
Michael received a BS in Accounting, Cum Laude, from the University of Texas in Dallas. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. Originally from the Dallas area, Michael and his family live in Prosper. He is a loyal fan of all Dallas sports team and studying stats led him to become an accountant.
Paula recently joined Chris and Michael to round out the team. She helps each client maneuver and manage their busy schedules while providing the very best service and tailored attention they deserve.
Paula has a BS from McNeese State in Finance and Accounting. She spends her free time loving on her two boys and has a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Management information analysis
Accounting systems & controls
Financial reporting & analysis
Cash flow planning and analysis
Small to mid-size business accounting & bookkeeping
Business tax planning and compliance
Individual tax planning and income tax returns
Trust and estate tax planning and compliance
State and local taxes
Mergers and Acquisitions
Succession and shareholder planning
New Enterprise consulting and funding
Chris is active in the community, serves on the Board of the golf tournament benefiting the Guns and Hoses Foundation of North Texas which honors those who have served and gave the ultimate sacrifice for our Country. As the CFO/Treasurer and Board Member of the Snowball Express Foundation, Chris continues helping military families and the children that have lost parents while serving in the Armed Forces.
Chris is a proud Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member of Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and has been published in the St. Edward’s University Magazine in the Ask An Expert column.
We pride ourselves on providing equal attention to all their clients, from self-employed business owners to high net worth CEO’s, no client is too small or business too large to handle.
“Chris and Michael have been key partners for us as we grow our business. Since we began working with them we have doubled in size and they have been with us each step of the way. They are always accessible for questions, tax advice, and sound financial planning. We are truly grateful they are always standing by to help us reach our financial goals.”
“Everyone at Schwarz CPA is extremely laid back, professional and courteous even when we were late in supplying our tax information. A truly refreshing experience after a disasterous sitiuation in which Chris and his team saved us from!”
“Chris Schwarz and his team have helped me for a number of years on a number of different tax items, and they have always been nothing but top notch. They always have a good attitude whenever we work together! I have referred numerous people their way, and they have all said the same thing about Chris and his team!”
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