Christopher Towers, BSc, CPA
A Certified Public Accountant with 12 years’ experience in auditing, accounting, and financial reporting in previous roles held at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Pall Corporation, Mr. Towers chairs the Audit Committee for GBS Inc. Mr. Towers is EVP, Chief Accounting Officer and Principal Financial Officer of Newtek Business Services Corp (NASDAQ:NEWT). His expertise includes auditing, SEC reporting, US GAAP, experience in leading equity and debt raisings, due diligence on business mergers and acquisitions, SOX compliance, FP&A, treasury, and tax. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Hofstra University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Towers brings to the Board expertise in financial reporting to capital markets and an understanding of compliance and the audit process.