Chris Tyhurst, CPA
Phoenix, Ariz. â€” May 4, 2021 â€” REDW LLC, one of the Southwestâ€™s 10 largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms, is proud to announce thatÂ Chris Tyhurst, a Principal in the Firmâ€™s Phoenix office and Quality Control Director for REDWâ€™s Audit and Consulting Department, has been appointed to a two-year term with the Board of Directors of the Arizona Society of CPAs (ASCPA). The appointment is effective May 1, 2021 for the 2021-2023 term.
The ASCPA is the leading organization for CPAs in Arizona. The Societyâ€™s objective is to create opportunities to maximize membersâ€™ potential through advocacy, connections and education.
â€œI am honored to serve on the Board of such an outstanding organization,â€ said Tyhurst.
â€œThis appointment allows me to leverage my industry background while giving back to my profession and to my colleagues. I look forward to working with my fellow board members to promote and protect the value of the CPA designation.â€
â€œI couldnâ€™t be more pleased with Chrisâ€™ appointment. The ASCPA Board plays a vital role in shaping the priorities of the Society, so Chrisâ€™ strong leadership skills, forward-thinking approach and passion for serving the CPA community are well aligned with that mission,â€ said Mike Allen, Principal-in-Charge of REDWâ€™s Phoenix Office who also served on the ASCPA as Board Chair during the 2018-2019 term.
â€œChrisâ€™ appointment is further confirmation of our teamâ€™s commitment to ensuring our professionâ€™s interests and ethical standards remain protected, now and in the future.â€
Chris has been in public accounting since 1994, joining REDW in 1996. He has extensive experience auditing and consulting with Native American tribes and their enterprises. Chris has been a featured speaker at regional and national conferences and is the Conference Chair for REDWâ€™s annual Tribal Finance & Leadership Conference. Chris also provides audit, revenue cycle consulting and internal audit services to Native American hospitals and health centers.
Chris has also developed a broad base of knowledge in the healthcare industry by performing financial audits and consulting with many hospitals and healthcare organizations in the areas of revenue cycle improvement, internal controls and internal audits. Chris is a Past-President of the New Mexico chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and has presented at New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado HFMA conferences.