Chris Branch, CPA

Chris Branch, CPA

Chris Branch is a Tax Manager in the Firm’s Tax Division. He leads the Firm’s Opportunity Zones program efforts and was named as one of the Top 25 Opportunity Zone Tax Specialists from across the country. This group of distinguished winners excel in providing taxpayers and participants in the Opportunity Zones program with investment and consulting services. He has written educational white papers and blog articles on Opportunity Zones as well as presented insightful information at various events and webinars. Chris stays informed on the Opportunity Zone program regulations as they are released in order to provide investors and developers with the insight needed to make informed decisions.


  • Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration
    University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Master of Tax Accounting
    University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Opportunity Zone Magazine, Top OZ Influencer
  • Birmingham Business Journal’s Rising Star in Real Estate and Construction

Community Involvement

  • Mountain Brook Athletics, Volunteer Coach
  • Mountain Brook Baptist Church

Ask Me About

  • How you can benefit from the Opportunity Zones program
  • Why you should always keep taxes in mind when planning for the future
  • My little league football team
  • My experiences traveling to India
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