As managing principal and chief executive officer of Hill, Barth & King LLC, Chris Allegretti provides strategic direction to the firm with a focus on enhancing the quality and depth of its services to provide the greatest value to HBKS clients. He works with the 10 HBKS offices in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida to ensure the firms investment in people and resources is focused on client goals and that services are rooted in the firms commitment to long-range planning and superior client service.
Mr. Allegretti joined HBK in 1985, serving in various staff, supervisory and management positions through 1993. He was named a principal in 1994. In 1999, with the intention of creating a holistic financial services organization to serve the broader financial interests of HBK clients, he co-authored the firms strategy to develop a wealth management firm, and in 2000, consummated the process with the acquisition of The Sorce Financial Group and the resulting establishment of HBKS Wealth Advisors.
Serving as chairman of HBKS Wealth Advisors, Mr. Allegretti became the first managing principal/CEO in HBKSs more than 60-year history in 2004. His vision for the firm includes maintaining its reputation and distinction as professionals of superior knowledge, experience and dedication to the highest level of client satisfaction.
Mr. Allegretti holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Edinboro University and has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement in Personal Financial Planning from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is active in professional and civic organizations, from state and national CPA associations to local youth sports. He has been a member of the BDO Seidman Alliance Advisory Council, a director on the CAP Pro Advisors and Edinboro University boards and the First National Bank Advisory Board.