DIRECTOR-IN-CHARGE, AUDIT AND ASSURANCE SERVICES
Christina began her professional career in 1990 and has decades of experience serving the construction, energy, marine services, public sector, and nonprofit industries. She performs audit and assurance services and has also consulted on accounting systems, accounting software, benchmarking analyses, business combinations, joint ventures, implementation of technical pronouncements, and internal controls.
Christina has extensive experience providing auditing and consulting services to the construction industry, principally for non-residential, heavy and highway, specialty trades, marine/shipbuilding, and oilfield services. In addition to traditional audit and accounting services, Christina has assisted clients with internal control evaluations, benchmarking analyses, preparation of state contractor license applications, proper allocations of indirect cost, business combinations, joint ventures, implementation of technical pronouncements, and more.
Supporting her construction practice, Christina serves as a member of the Construction Industry Advisor National Editorial Board and is a member and former leader of LaPorte’s Construction Industry group. As a Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP), she has been an instructor for the course “Basics of Construction Accounting” and has delivered presentations at various trade association events. She is also an at-large director and serves on the Assurance Thought Leadership Committee for Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association, a national association. She has created presentations and white papers on significant technical pronouncements such as Revenue Recognition and has provided several speaking engagements on the subject matter.
EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PLANS
Christina has provided audit and consulting services for employee benefit plan clients in the construction, banking, marine, gaming, retail, and nursing services industries. She has performed both operational and compliance reviews of employee benefits plans with assets that range from less than $1 million to $200 million. On compliance reviews, she considers potential areas of noncompliance with plan documents and ERISA laws to determine if the plan is meeting applicable filing and disclosure requirements.
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Louisiana State University
Certified Public Accountant
Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional
Certified Industry Technician
Chartered Global Management Accountant
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants
Associated Builders & Contractors
Associated General Contractors
Construction Financial Management Association, State Conference Chair
Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC), President-Elect and Assurance Thought Leadership Committee Member
South Central Industrial Board
Northshore Business Council, Membership Committee Co-Chair
St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce, Finance Committee Chair
New Orleans CityBusiness, 2015 Women of the Year Honoree
“Key Financial Measurements for Evaluating Your Company’s Performance,”
Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants, November 2016
“Drilling Down on Revenue Recognition: What You Can Do to Begin Implementing ASC 606,”
Multiple Audiences, January-May 2018
- “Revenue Recognition Implementation Guide.”
- “Implementing ASC 842 Leases: Focus Areas for Contractors.”
AREAS OF CONCENTRATION
Employee Benefit Plans