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Chris Papanakios, CPA - Senior Manager

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Chris is an accounting and auditing senior manager who has been with MWE with since 2007. Chris is involved with the planning and supervision of various audit engagements with a special focus on the manufacturing and distribution industry with specialties in bottling and beverage, confectionary and seafood products. He also advises clients in the professional services industry. In addition, Chris plans and oversees various corporate, partnership, trust and individual returns and represents clients on federal, state and local income tax, sales tax, payroll tax and Unclaimed Property examinations. He also assists clients in performing due diligence for mergers and acquisitions.

Chris is an active member of the firm’s Mentorship Program as well as its Best Practices committee. He is a graduate of Hofstra University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs.