about Our firm

Where it all began

Chris Scholtes first established C.E.A. Scholtes & Associates in September 2002. Our firm of over 25 employees specializes in servicing middle-market and emerging businesses, international businesses and non-profit organizations. Our firm is predominantly centered around providing many types of accounting services including – back office remote and on-site accounting, part-time or interim CFO services, cash flow analysis, and much more. In addition, we perform audits and attest engagements such as reviews, compilations, agreed-upon procedures, and fraud investigations.

About our future

By continuing to utilize the most current technologies, we constantly update our systems to be compatible with the most efficient accounting methods.

Our Mission

We strive to be the most widely respected and recognized accounting services firm in the Baltimore Metropolitan region. We will serve as an accounting resource for our clients and serve as a partner to our friends at large CPA audit firms.

Our Values

Core Principles

  • To provide the highest quality accounting services to our clients
  • To provide our services in such a way that our clients enjoy working with us as much as we enjoy helping our clients succeed
  • To exhibit loyalty to those who recommend us to their clients or provide referrals to our Firm
  • To attract and retain unique, talented, likeable and trustworthy professionals and provide them with a flexible schedule and rewarding experiences
  • To refer our clients to other professionals that we trust with our own personal finances should we not possess the best expertise to provide the best possible service to our clients in a given discipline
  • To serve the people of the State of Maryland by participating on various boards of Maryland nonprofit organizations
  • To constantly seek new opportunities and service lines within the accounting services framework so that our clients receive cutting edge service and our employees continually develop their careers