A native of Louisville, Chris Carpenter holds a BA in history from Furman University, a BS in accounting with high honors from the University of Louisville, and is a Financial Advisor at Baird. He has also earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP(R)) designation and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). After teaching at a university in China for three years, Chris returned to Louisville in 2004. Prior to his time at Baird, he worked for one of the Big Four accounting firms and in a family business. Chris leverages his experiences and skills to assist clients in building a better financial future and multigenerational wealth. Chris and Abby have four young children. He and his family enjoy participating in the life of their church and the many activities of their children.