Our Team

Chris Karnes

Finance Director

Chris Karnes has been working in finance and accounting for 5 years, gaining experience in both the public and private sector. He graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He is currently working on the IRS enrolled agent certificate and will begin studying for the CPA exam once he has completed the EA exams. Chris is also a Captain with the City of Knoxville Fire Department, with 22+ years of experience. He adamantly enjoys spending time with his family and being in the outdoors. His hobbies include hiking, fishing, dirt bike riding, and just about every other outdoor sport.