Machen McChesney Promotes Chris Earnest 

Machen McChesney, one of the region’s leading CPA and business advisory firms, is excited to announce the promotion of Chris Earnest to Director of Business Services.

“As the firm continues to grow, the promotion of experienced senior leaders strengthens the foundation at Machen McChesney,” said Marty Williams, the firm’s managing partner. “This promotion recognizes Chris’ outstanding accomplishments and commitment to our community, firm core values, and delivery of excellent client service.”

Chris Earnest has been a Business Services Consultant with Machen McChesney since January 2018. He works closely with business and individual clients, focusing on the streamlined delivery of client accounting and financial reporting services, outsourced accounting services, and business advisory.

Chris has expertise across numerous industries in business income and transactional tax preparation and planning services.

Chris is an Auburn University graduate with a B.S. in Accounting and Forestry.

About Machen McChesney, LLP

Machen McChesney, a CPA and business advisory firm, has a 69-year history of Returning Value to its individual and business clients, friends, and community. The firm has offices in Auburn and Montgomery, Alabama, with 47 professionals and staff members. The firm offers comprehensive services, which include accounting and outsourcing, audit and assurance, business advisory, business valuation, estate, and trust tax, family office and elder care, individual and business tax, industry specialization, international tax, and wealth management.

Machen McChesney is an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, a national network of leading CPA firms. For more information about Machen McChesney, its people, services, experience, and alliances, visit