CHRISTOPHER A. ANSELMO | BSBA, CPA/PFS, MBA, JD, LLM
Chris Anselmo has dedicated years of study and practice in the areas of accounting, tax, finance and law.
Chris Anselmo, our President, is both an attorney and C.P.A. In 1984, he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) from John Carroll University, where he majored in accounting. In 1989, he received both his Master’s in Business Administration (M.B.A.) and his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degrees from Cleveland State University, where he concentrated in taxation, finance, and business law. In 1990, Chris Anselmo received his Masters of Law (LL.M.) in Real Property, Land Development, and Finance Law from the University of Miami.
Chris Anselmo is also a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS). The PFS credential demonstrates that an individual has met the education, experience and testing required of a CPA in addition to a level of expertise in personal financial planning.
Chris Anselmo has led presentations on various topics, including: Financial & Estate Planning, Living Trusts, Asset Protection, Charitable Trusts, S Corporations, Deferred Like-Kind Exchanges, Limited Liability Companies, Family Limited Partnerships, and IRS Collection Practices.
Chris and Connie have two children, Nicole and Gino. Chris enjoys spending time with their children and is an avid golfer.
Judith M. Metzler is a Registered Paralegal through the National Federation of Paralegal Associates and maintains a Paralegal Membership with the Ohio State Bar Association – Member No. 29248.
Judie began her career at a local law firm in 1975 and ventured out as an independent paralegal in 1985 when she founded Executive Legal Services to offer independent paralegal services to local attorneys. Judie specializes in the areas of estate planning, probate and estate administration and trust administration. Judie attended Meyers University in Cleveland, Ohio. Judie was commissioned as Notary Public for the State of Ohio in 1974. Judie is Past President and Treasurer of the Rotary Club of Garfield Heights. Judie was featured in a Legal Affairs article published in the Crain’s Cleveland Business issue dated August 17, 2005. Judie is active in various community volunteer organizations and charity organizations. Judie enjoys golfing, being outdoors, and spending time with her family.