Christopher Barr, CPA, CGMA, of Ruston, was selected to receive the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants 2021 Outstanding CPA in Business and Industry Award for utilizing his comprehensive skills and competencies as a CPA for the effective performance of a company. Mr. Barr is President and CEO of T.L. James & Company, Inc. in Ruston. He led the charge to enhance his company’s technology infrastructure and implemented a cloud-based system, which proved essential during COVID, enabling employees to work remotely and business to continue. His internal catchphrase “Team James” is used by employees company-wide when working together on a project – fostering inclusivity. He also serves on the LCPA’s Career Awareness Committee, promoting the CPA profession and scholarship opportunities. He graduated from Louisiana Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.
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