Kiefer Bonfanti & Co. LLP

Christopher L. Bonfanti, CPA

Managing Partner/CEO

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“My top priority each day is to exceed our clients’ expectations by providing quality, timely and thoughtful guidance for improved financial performance. I want our clients to know they’re receiving first-class service from someone who really cares about building relationships and building their business.”

Christopher L. Bonfanti, CPA

Chris joined Kiefer Bonfanti in 1975.  He serves as a trusted advisor to many clients, and with 35-plus years of experience, his expertise is an invaluable asset to both individuals and businesses.  Chris specializes in real estate and partnership taxation with an emphasis in homebuilding, development, and commercial and residential real estate.  He has extensive experience serving closely-held businesses and business owners in all aspects of financial planning, consulting, and estate planning. 

In his client relationships, Chris provides expertise and insight on tax, accounting and business consulting. He has assisted many clients in structuring business transactions to raise capital and with the acquisition of businesses and real estate.

Chris was inspired to go into accounting because he believes accounting is the backbone of business. Today, Chris credits his professional success to his hard work and dedication over the years. In addition, he credits working with quality team members and partners, great clients and friends, and his loving wife and family.

In his free time, Chris is an avid golfer and wine enthusiast.

Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
  • Creve Coeur Chamber of Commerce
  • Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce
  • Regional Commerce and Growth Association of St. Louis
  • Meramec Valley Bank
    • Board of Directors Member
    • Executive Loan Committee Member
    • Compensation Committee Member
  • Country Club of St. Albans
    • Finance Committee
    • Past Treasurer and Board of Directors Member
  • Home Builders Association of St. Louis
    • Past Board of Directors Member

Education

  • University of Missouri – St. Louis
    • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Accounting (1973)
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