Chris Hamilton

Chris Hamilton

Arxis Financial, Inc.
2468 Tapo Canyon Road
Simi Valley, California 93063
P: (805) 306-7890
F: (805) 306-7804

Chris Hamilton is a principal of Arxis Financial, Inc., Arxis Technology, Inc., and Arxis Wealth Management, LLC. These firms are involved in tax and accounting consulting, business valuation, litigation consulting, technology consulting and financial planning. The firms are located in Simi Valley, California. Chris is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst, and a Diplomate with the American Board of Forensic Accounting. He is a licensed life and disability insurance agent and a General Securities Representative. Most of his professional time is spent in the areas of business valuations, forensic accounting and litigation related engagements. He has served as an expert in civil, criminal, probate and family court matters.

Chris has presented courses at national conferences, training institutes and seminars around the country. He has presented sessions at national NACVA conferences on topics including "The Affect of Asbestos Litigation on the Valuation of a Business;" "Executive Compensation and the Value of a Closely Held Company" and other topics including the preparation of engagement letters and selecting capitalization/discount rates. Chris is part of the team teaching the Advanced Business Valuation courses around the country for NACVA as well as Fundamentals Techniques and Theory. He is also an instructor with the NACVA “Certified Training Institute” (CTI) and the "Business Valuation and Certification Training Centers." He is regularly asked by civic and business groups to speak on a variety of topics related to his experience and expertise. Chris was named a “2004 Instructor of Exceptional Distinction” by NACVA.

Chris Hamilton has published valuation related articles in several publications including The Forensic Examiner; Los Angeles Lawyer; The Valuation Examiner; Valuation Strategies and the Journal of Forensic Accounting. Additionally, he wrote the course material for NACVA titled, "Capitalization/Discount Rates: Assessing the Alternatives" and "Advanced Case Law Update." He currently serves on the editorial board and is a regular contributor to the NACVA publication, Insights on Valuation. He has also been asked to co-author "Financial Valuation – Application and Models, 2nd edition" published in 2006.

Chris lives in Simi Valley, California with his wife and three daughters. May 2010

Instructor of:

  • Business Valuations: Fundamentals, Techniques & Theory BV: Applications and Calculations of the Income and Asset Approaches
  • Advanced Valuation: Applications and Models
  • Capitalization/Discount Rates: Assessing the Alternatives