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Christopher W. Bunting, CPA, CIA

Principal[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Christopher W. Bunting, CPA, CIA is a Principal of LBA Haynes Strand and works out of our Mount Airy office. Chris is the principal in charge of the firm’s audit practice.

Chris has over three decades of experience serving the external and internal audit needs of clients. His expertise involves compilations, reviews, and audits of closely-held businesses, including audit and accounting issues involving extraction, manufacturing and service industries, as well as not-for-profit organizations.

He specializes in audits of employee benefit plans, including defined benefit plans and 401(k) plans. When planning and carrying out these audits, Chris works very closely with finance and human resource employees in addition to third party administrators, trustees, and custodians.

Chris obtained his Certified Internal Auditor designation while working as an internal auditor with National Textiles. He is the treasurer of the United Fund of Surry and in his spare time, he can be found jogging or riding his bike through the community.

Practice Areas

  • External Audit
  • Internal Audit
  • Employee Benefit Audit


  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Bachelor of Science in Accounting)

Professional Affiliations

  • Institute of Internal Auditors
  • United Fund of Surry – Former Treasurer


  • Certified Public Accountant, NC #22034
  • Certified Internal Auditor

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Email Christopher
336-789-8989 ext. 240

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