Meet Our Team

CHRIS SHEPPARD FCPA

Managing Partner
Chris has over 20 years experience in public practice and became partner of Ingrams Accounting Group in 2013. He primarily works with small to medium sized businesses across a wide range of industries as well as high wealth individuals. Chris goes beyond just helping clients with tax planning and business structures.

Chris’s objective is to customise and tailor strategic solutions for each business client and solve their tax and financial problems. Ultimately he is dedicated to helping clients grow their business growth, their
profits and their value.

Chris’ specialty is tax planning and business structures, consulting and business planning. He is passionate about complex tax issues and specialises in many industries including hospitality, registered training
organizations and primary production. He is also involved in auditing various solicitor and real estate agent trust accounts as well as small companies and not-for profit organisations.

Professional Qualifications & Memberships
• Fellow CPA
• Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
• Public Practice Certificate
• Law Institute of Victoria - Approved External Examiner/Auditor
• Registered company auditor
• Registered Tax Agent

Chris is a long time Melbourne Football Club member and enjoys watching them team play on weekends. He also supports Melbourne Storm, Melbourne Victory and the Australian Cricket team.

CATHERINE SHEPPARD

Office Manager
Cathy joined the firm in 2013 and is a highly valued member of the team. She is the face of Ingrams Accounting Group and the first person clients meet at reception. She always has a smile on her face and she helps keep the office running smoothly, utilising her years of experience to improve the firm’s administration practices. Over the years, she has completed courses in administration, bookkeeping and general accounting and in the past she also worked at the Australian Taxation Office.

Cathy loves AFL football and is a passionate supporter of the Mighty Hawks.