Founded on the seven principals of Trust, Honesty, Openness, Respect, Integrity, Character, and Faith in God, Chisholm Investments & Financial Services (C.I.A.F.S), LLC was established in 2003. Our company is based in Orlando, Florida and specializes in the areas of providing Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Services, Business Consulting, Credit Consulting, and Tax Planning for individuals, businesses, schools, churches, and other organizations. C.I.A.F.S also provides educational seminars and programs to businesses, schools, churches, and other organizations. Our motto is helping you to achieve excellence. Our company has over 20 years of business and financial experience.
Corporate Community Involvement:
We are proud sponsors of the following nonprofits: Revolution Leadership, Inc. and Young Investors, Inc. Our company also believes strongly in the Biblical principal of tithing and gives 10% of earned income to support Center of Faith Church, a ministry that feeds over 500 families annually through its community food bank.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. J.P. Chisholm has extensive experience in business, finance, tax, and credit consulting. As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. J.P. Chisholm isresponsible for all aspects of Chisholm Investments & Financial Services, LLC including marketing, sales, finance, product development & distribution, research, and expansion efforts in the United States. Mr. Chisholm has over 12 years experience in starting and building companies.
Mr. J.P. Chisholm holds a B.S. from Florida State University (FSU), having completed studies in Finance, Economics, and English Literature. Mr. J.P. Chisholm successfully completed the Executive Education Program at the Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts in Strategic Finance. During this program, Mr. J.P. Chisholm learned from world renown faculty strategies for understanding the flow and control of company finances, interpreting financial data and using that data to make sound business decisions, managing relationships with customers, creditors, silent partners and other investors, calculating the return on investment of various business activities, assessing the impact of financial decisions on both short-and long-term profitability, balancing profit, growth and control, raising necessary capital while minimizing risk and leveraging a company's financial position for maximum gain.
Leadership / Awards:
Mr. J.P. Chisholm has received the following awards: Percy R. Luney Spirit of Service Award (2009), National Trio Achievement Award (2007), and Percy R. Luney Spirit of Service Award (2007).
Business and Finance:
Mr. Chisholm is a respected on business and finance. He served on an exclusive televised panel with Senator Hillary Clinton for his financial expertise. He was also featured on a televised in an interview on the Lee Pitts Live program discussing financial solutions for minorities. Mr. Chisholm has over 12 years experience in business and financial services. Prior to his current role, he worked for one of the largest financial firms internationally.
He is the author of two books. His book, "How to Make Your Past A Blessing To Your Future" (ISBN: 0-9755110-0-9), teaches individuals proven strategies for achieving their financial goals through various financial investments. Investitude™ (ISBN: 978-0-9755110-1-5) shares how to work with resources that you already have in order to build wealth, achieve financial goals and find success through entrepreneurship, investing, residual income, and x-factors.
Mr. J.P. Chisholm is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He serves on the Board of Directors of Revolution Leadership, Inc. (www.RevolutionLeadership.org), a Florida not for profit corporation that trains high school students in leadership, entrepreneurship, and investing. He is a born again Christian and is a member of Center of Faith Church, Inc in Apopka, Florida.