Christopher Linneman has been a part of the Abeles and Hoffman team since 2008.  As a senior manager, he is responsible for providing audits, reviews and compilations of financial statements, audits of retirement plans, internal control consulting and general bookkeeping consulting for the firm’s clients. Beyond Chris’ client duties, he plays an active role in the firm’s business development initiatives.  He is willing to go the extra mile to assist in the growth of other staff and the overall firm.

A graduate of Missouri State University, Chris has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. His wife, Aynie and their 6-year-old daughter live an active life in Wildwood, Missouri. They enjoy the area for its horse ranches, wildlife, and country-feel, while only being a short-drive away from the Science Center, The Fox Theater, the Zoo, and the Cardinals and Blues.

Get to know Chris:

If you didn’t have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time?
Probably read and binge-watch my favorite shows on Netflix.

What fictional place would you most like to visit?
The Land of Oz

What do you wish you knew more about?

What’s the farthest you’ve ever been from home?
It would have to be Prague, Czech Republic.

What question would you most like to know the answer to?
Why (It’s a question I most often get from our daughter!)

What is the most impressive thing you know how to do?
I can tie a bow-tie.

What was the best compliment you’ve ever received?
“Your daughter is so beautiful.” I can’t top this one.

What silly accomplishment are you most proud of?
I was once able to serve a tennis ball from the baseline, over the net, into the proper service box on my opponent’s court… while sitting on the court.

What is your favorite smell?
Freshly-popped theater popcorn

If you had a clock that would countdown to any one event of your choosing, what event would you want it to countdown to?
Has to be our daughter’s college graduation just to see what she has accomplished through the years.

When was the last time you climbed a tree?
As a child

What’s the most unusual thing you’ve ever eaten?
Calamari (although not that unusual)

What was your first job?
I worked in a concession stand at a sports complex.

If you could have any super power, what would it be?
Be able to fly!