Dalby, Wendland & Co., P.C., is pleased to announce the election of Christopher L. West, CPA, as the firm’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective July 1, 2019.
“We are positioning Dalby Wendland for a dynamic future,” says Firm President Greg Keller. “Chris has shown strong leadership, insight, and is committed to our people, clients, and communities. He is the right person to lead this organization and successfully implement our Firm’s vision. We look forward to our next era.”
“I am honored to serve our organization in such an important role. We have great people who care about our clients and vision. I look forward to continuing the strong leadership Greg, our Board of Directors, and all of our past leaders have provided in making Dalby Wendland what it is today.”
As CEO, Chris will focus on firm leadership and vision direction, including operations, people, client service, technology, and overall growth strategies.
Chris is a Colorado native and started with Dalby Wendland in 1996 after graduating with a BS in accounting from Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. He became a tax principal in 2009. He has also served as the Principal In Charge of the Local Office for Grand Junction and board treasurer.
Chris is a licensed Colorado Certified Public Accountant, member of the American Institute of CPAs, and Colorado Society of CPAs. He is a current Grand Junction Downtown Rotary Member and treasurer of the GJ Rotary Club Foundation, board member of Western Colorado Community Foundation Board of Trustees, member of HopeWest Planned Giving Council, board member of Colorado West Estate Planning Council, and investment committee ex-officio for the Colorado Mesa University Foundation.