Born and raised in Carlisle, Chris Farrands is a graduate of Carlisle Area High School. Chris graduated from Shippensburg University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Accounting. Prior to joining Cohick and Associates, he obtained several years of experience with an accounting firm in the Waynesboro area.
Chris is experienced in providing accounting and tax services to small and medium-sized businesses and not-for-profit organizations. He has extensive experience in individual income tax preparation and tax planning. Chris is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals and Maryland Society of Accountants.
Chris is an active member of the Carlisle community. He is a Rotarian and Foundation Chair with the Carlisle Sunrise Rotary, Vice President and former Treasurer of the board for the United Way of Cumberland County, Treasurer and member of the Finance Committee for Partnership for Better Health, Past President of the Big Spring Kiwanis Club, and former Board President of Cumberland County Habitat for Humanity.
Chris enjoys spending time with his wife Mallory, their daughter Lyra, English Springer Spaniel, Chelsea, and cat Bella. He enjoys boating, hiking, fishing, hunting, motorcycle riding and attending automotive related events. Chris also enjoys hobby farming with a small herd of cattle.