GERALD H. CARNES, JR.
MBA, CPA, CFF, FCPA
REGISTERED INVESTMENT ADVISOR
Gerald (Chip) Carnes operates an independent financial and investment
advisory practice including a research analytics service, and an accounting and
tax practice in western Pennsylvania.
He has authored numerous professional development courses, and has been a
frequent speaker throughout Pennsylvania and the United States on the topics of
financial planning, identifying and solving investment problems, investment
planning, investment research and selection, economic analysis, and investment
market analytics. He is a former
member of the NASD Board of Arbitrators, and provides expert witness and
litigation support in financial cases, as well as acting as a case arbitrator.
He is also an accounting and finance professor and Edinboro University of
Mr. Carnes is a graduate of Penn State University, University Park,
Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Operations Research and Management, and a graduate
of Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania with a Masters Degree In Business
Administration. He is a Certified
Public Accountant, and a member of the Pennsylvania and American Institutes of
C.P.A.’s. He was among the first
C.P.A.’s in Pennsylvania to register as an investment advisor with the United
States Securities and Exchange Commission and the Pennsylvania Securities
Commission. He continues to be a
Registered Investment Advisor with the Pennsylvania Securities Commission and
FINRA. He is also a member of
the AICPA Forensic and Valuation
Division(CFF), and a member of the Society of Forensic CPA’s(FCPA) with a
special interest in securities and financial statement fraud.