Chris L. Meacham, CPA, PFS


President & CEO

Chris Meacham’s expertise spans four decades in the accounting and financial services industry. His breadth of knowledge encompasses accounting, tax planning, investments, finance, wealth management, and a range of advisory services.  He began his accounting career in California, attaining CPA status while working at Price Waterhouse. Chris subsequently owned and operated his own financial services company in Austin, Texas, and managed the operations of an investment firm in San Diego for over ten years prior to founding Cornerstone Wealth Management in 1999. 

Chris graduated cum laude from Brigham Young University in 1976 with a degree in Business Management/Finance.  He is a member of Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.  His current and past professional licenses and designations include:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Several Securities Licenses (Series, 7, 24, 27, 65)

  • Commodities and Futures Representative (Series 3 License)

  • Personal Financial Specialist (PFS)

  • Real Estate Broker

  • Life, Health & Disability Insurance Agent

Chris is an active community leader and gives back through his many volunteer and fundraising endeavors.  His current and past community involvement includes president of the San Diego Chapter of Cystic Fibrosis; president, chair, and member of the Foundation Board of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater San Diego; chair of the investment committe of the Foundation Board of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater San Diego; chair of the Golf Committee and member of the Board of Directors for the Poway Center for the Performing Arts; chair of the Board of Governors and member of the Professional Advisory Council of the San Diego Foundation; Scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts of America; member of the Board of Directors of the Mountain Shadows Foundation; and ecclesiastical leader for young single adults and various other volunteer positions in his church.

Chris and his wife, Lesley, have been married since 1976.  They reside in Julian, California, and have four children and ten grandchildren.