Get to Know Me
Christopher Passmore serves as the partner in charge of the Encino office. He specializes in assurance and business consulting services to emerging and middle market companies. While Chris services a wide variety of clients, he has developed a reputation as an expert in working with technology companies, professional service firms, franchised businesses and benefit plans. Prior to February 2022, Chris was a partner at Martini Partners LLP which merged with Withum.
Chris understands both the accounting firm and client side of the business, having served as a corporate controller for a publicly held manufacturing company. Chris spent several years working with publicly and privately held businesses while at PricewaterhouseCoopers. As part of the Master’s program, Chris attended the prestigious Global Enterprise Management Program at Oxford University in the United Kingdom.
Chris is a member of a small group of CPAs who hold an advanced level certificate for audits of 401(k) plans. This credential was established by the Employee Benefit Plans Audit Quality Center of the AICPA to distinguish those service providers committed to the employee benefit plan industry and adherence to DOL and IRS requirements.