Course Listing - by Instructor

NameBiography
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Chris Bird, EA, CFP Chris Bird has been in the financial business for over 30 years. He started his career with a degree in Accounting and a minor in Business Administration. He also holds the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Enrolled Agent (EA) designation. Chris was a Senior IRS agent for 16 years. He began conducting courses after leaving the IRS and started his own company, Chris Bird Seminars, Inc. Chris went on to conduct over 125 seminars a year on accounting, financial planning, wealth building, residential rental property ownership, and tax strategies for the real estate and financial industries nationwide. He has presented his widely acclaimed courses multiple times at NAR conventions and most recently presented at Howard Brinton’s StarPower™ Conference. Chris was an adjunct instructor at the University of Illinois in tax law for over 20 years. He is a Senior CRS Instructor and a Senior Faculty Instructor for the Realtors Land Institute. And he also teaches at all the Illinois tax seminars currently using the National Income Tax Workbook also used in the Auburn University programs. Chris has a unique way of making a tough subject (taxation instruction) entertaining and enlightening for our audience.
Center for Legal Studies
Michael Cielinsky
Brian Cooley
ETC Educational Testing Consultant
Mary English
Benje Estes
Michael Ferguson, CPA, CFP
John Frederick
Cynthia Golden Frasier
David Gregory
Ed Hatch
Penny Houston
Sookyoung Jang
Joel Jones, CPA
Linsey Kelly
Kalli Kenney
Joo Ri Lee
Kelly Myers
Margaret Plott
Karen Rankin
John Rhodenizer
Sandy Lovvorn
Brenda Stevens
Suhyun Suh
Earle Thompson
Tonya Wright