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Chris Karnes

Chris Karnes

Finance Director

Chris Karnes has been working in finance and accounting for 5+ years, gaining experience in both the public and private sectors. He is the NS4ed Finance Director. 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.

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.

Hubs of Inquiry: Business Analysis; Financial Records & Reporting; Business Operations; Innovative Career-Connected Learning.

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