Christopher Denney, MPA, MST, CPA CGMA, CVA, ABV
Silvermark CPAs & Advisors, LLC
Christopher Denney started Silvermark CPAs & Advisors and Silvermark Valuations based on the premise of providing a full service firm focused on providing strategic solutions resulting in increased value for clients. His research has been published nationally in well recognized publications such as The Value Examiner and The Journal of Taxation. He has travelled across the East Coast, Midwest, and South to speak at Seminars. He has held lead positions with two Big 4 CPA firms (4 largest in the world), and served as Assistant Treasurer for the Trusts of #233 on the Fortune 500 list of U.S. Companies. At one of the international CPA firms, he lead a practice in 6 major Midwest Cities, including Indianapolis, Louisville, Cincinnati, Columbus, Detroit, Cleveland, held an office in Chicago, and has served clients with headquarters in over 30 states and 15 countries across the globe. His areas of expertise include: Audit & Assurance Services, Budget Approval, Credit Approval, Turnaround Services, Business Valuations, Damage Loss Calculations, Entrepreneurial Services, Financial Forensics, Litigation Support (Expert Witness) Estate Tax Planning, Gift Tax Planning, Succession Planning, Tax Consulting, Tax Incentives, Tax Mergers & Acquisitions Planning. He has experience in this across many industries.
He has successfully performed Business Valuations and Tax Consulting for Bankruptcy, Buy-Sell Agreements, Lender Review, Divorce, Gift and Estate Taxes, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Reorganizations. He’s provided Business Valuations for Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks, and Restrictive Covenants.
Christopher has worked with Venture Capital, Private Equity, Publicly Traded Companies, Family Limited Partnerships (FLiPs), Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), REMICs, Regulated Investment Companies (RICs) and S-Corporations. He’s performed Audits and provided Tax Planning for Initial Public Offerings (IPO’s) and Private Placement.
He is or has been a member of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Indiana CPA Society (Past Leadership Cabinet and Leadership Committee Member), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Forensics and Valuation Section (FVS) including holding the Accredited Business Valuation (ABV) Credential, the Tax Section, the Chartered Global Management (CGMA) Credential and Section Member, Personal Financial Planning (PFP)(Past Credential and Past Section Member), Institute of Management Accounts (IMA)(Past Member)(Past Indianapolis Chapter Vice-President), National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), the Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA), Investment Company Institute – Tax Section (Past Member). He was a past Emerging Leaders Award Winner for the Indiana CPA Society, and a past Indy’s Best and Brightest Finalist for Junior Achievement.
He’s had extensive experience helping clients with wealth tax strategies, including distribution planning, and enjoys being a part of his clients’ growth and development. He’s involved with significant activities involving the community.