W. Chris Peden

Last modified on: 02-19-2020 22:33:54

Secretary
(Gulf Coast Authority)

Entered Office: 06-22-2013 Term Ends: 08-31-2021

General Information

Profession: CPA Home Town: Friendswood


Personal Information

W. Chris Peden, CPA began his career in the tax and accounting field in 1988 and since then has provided a variety of services to a very diverse group of companies and economic sectors. Currently, Chris is the Vice President of R West Development in Pearland and the Executive Vice President of Linus Products, Inc. in Houston, Texas. In 1996, Chris started Peden & Associates, a traditional CPA firm in Friendswood, Texas. As the managing partner for Peden & Associates he had oversight responsibilities for over 750 tax returns of high net worth individuals and 200 small to mid-size corporation or entity returns. He was elected to a three-year term as council member of Friendswood, Texas in May 2005 and as Mayor Pro-Tem of Friendswood, Texas in June 2006. In 2000 he was elected President of the Board of Directors of Hope Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the mission of Hope Village and he served on the board until 2011. Chris is a Certified Public Accountant and a Member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accounts. He has a B.B.A. degree in Accounting from Stephen F. Austin State University.

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