Chris L. Meacham, CPA

Chris Meacham, CPAChris L. Meacham, CPA
President & Chief Executive Officer
Cornerstone Wealth Management

Chris Meacham’s expertise spans three 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. Chris devotes his strong analytical abilities to all aspects of Cornerstone Wealth Management.

He attained CPA status while working in the tax department of Price Waterhouse in California. Chris subsequently owned and operated his own financial services company in Austin, Texas. While still in Texas he joined the investment advisory firm of Linscomb & Williams where he established the Austin office and was its Managing Partner until 1988. Chris later returned to California, where he 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 Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. His current and/or past professional licenses and designations include:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Personal Financial Specialist (Designation issued by the American Institute of CPAs)
  • General Securities Representative (Series 7 License)
  • General Securities Principal (Series 24 License)
  • Financial and Operations Principal (Series 27 License)
  • Commodities and Futures Representative (Series 3 License)
  • Uniform Investment Advisor Representative (Series 65 License)
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Life, Health & Disability Insurance Agent

Mr. Meacham is an active community leader. He gives back through his many volunteer and fundraising endeavors, some of which include:

Boy Scouts of America
  • Scoutmaster, 1996-1998 (80% of his scouts became Eagle Scouts)
Boys and Girls Club of Greater San Diego
  • Member, Foundation Board, 2002-present
  • Chair, Foundation Board, 2006-2008
  • Chair, Foundation Board’s Investment Committee, 2006-present
Poway Center for the Performing Arts Foundation
  • Member, Board of Directors, 2004-2005
  • Member, annual golf tournament committee, 2005-2006
  • Chair, annual golf tournament committee, 2006-present
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Member, Board of Directors, 2005-present
  • Chair, Corporate Recruitment Committee, Great Strides Walk, 2006-2008
  • President, Board of Directors, 2008-2010
The San Diego Foundation
  • Member, Professional Advisory Council, 2003-2007
  • Mountain Shadows Foundation
  • Member, Board of Directors, 2004-present
  • President, Board of Directors 2006-2008
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
  • Leader, young single adults in the Poway/Rancho Bernardo area, 2004-present

Chris is also a devoted family man. He has been married since 1976 and is the father of four children and several grandchildren. He and his wife, Lesley, reside in Poway, California.