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Christopher M. Turtell

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Christopher M. Turtell


You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. – Wayne Gretzky

Christopher M. Turtell, CPA is a Partner who joined Herbein in 2002.  He began his career in the Audit department at Herbein + Company, Inc. upon graduating from Elizabethtown College.

As a Partner in the Accounting and Auditing Department, he is responsible for leading audit engagements with a specialty in local governments including compliance with Uniform Grant Guidance requirements.

Chris is a frequent speaker at the PICPA School District and Local Government Conferences as well as the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials annual conference. He also helps develop and present in-house and client seminars on emerging industry issues and best practices. Additionally, Chris is heavily involved in the firms quality control process for internal inspections and peer reviews.

Education and Certifications

  • Elizabethtown College– B.S. Degree in Accounting (2002)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) -Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Organizations and Leadership

  • Allinial Global – Firm Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) – Member
  • Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce – 2014 Rising Star Award Recipient
  • Home Health Care Management – Board Member and Finance Committee; Executive Committee Member
  • Junior Achievement – Former Classroom Consultant
  • Leadership Berks – 2008 Graduate
  • Opportunity House – Finance Committee – Past Member
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) – Member;
  • PICPA, Reading Chapter – Member; Emerging CPAs Committee – Past Chair; PICPA relations with High School and Colleges Committee – Member; PICPA “40 under 40” – Member (2009)

Beyond Herbein

Chris and his wife have watched a baseball game in 17 different major league stadiums on a quest to see them all.  In July of 2008, they welcomed their first child Branden Robert, and in November of 2010 they welcomed their second child Andrew Michael.

Best things about Herbein
The teamwork and comradery of the staff to provide the best service possible to our clients.

Featured Links

May 11, 2017 - Christopher Turtell Named to Lehigh Valley Business 40 Under 40 List

October 26, 2016 - Herbein + Company, Inc. Promotes Christopher M. Turtell to Partner

November 21, 2014 - Chris Turtell Honored as 2014 Rising Star

November 20, 2014 - Meet Chris Turtell

October 14, 2014 - Changes in Escheat (Unclaimed) Property: What you should know

October 09, 2013 - Christopher Turtell Promoted to Senior Manager

April 04, 2013 - 2013 Rise and Shine Seminar Series

July 05, 2012 - Soliciting in 2012 – What You Need to Know

May 15, 2012 - Soliciting Best Practices Seminar – June 14, 2012