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ABOUT CHURCH FINANCIAL CONSULTING, INC.

Stanley F. Seat, PLLC, CPA, CFE, CFF, CIRA, JD, D.MIN.

Church Financial Consulting, Inc., is directed by Dr. Stanley F. Seat.  Dr. Seat is an ordained minister in the United Methodist Church with over 30 years of church ministry and church administration related to finances, accounting, capital funding, compensation analysis, fraud investigation, endowment planning, and staffing.  He served 24 years as an Executive Pastor of United Methodist Churches and as an administrator of the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Dr. Seat has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington, a Master of Divinity from Southern Methodist University, an earned Doctor of Ministry from Texas Christian University, and a Juris Doctor from Oak Brook College of Law, and is enrolled at William Howard Taft University studying a Master of Laws in Taxation.  Currently, Dr. Seat is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Texas, and holds credentials as a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified in Financial Forensics, and Certified Insolvency & Reconstruction Advisor.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, American Bankruptcy Institute, Association of Insolvency and Reconstruction Advisors, and World at Work.  Currently, he is serving on the IRS Relationship Committee with the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants consulting in taxation of exempt organizations, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Exempt Organization Taxation Technical Resource Panel, and Vice President of the Council on Finance and Administration of the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. 

Dr. Seat has lectured throughout the country on taxation of exempt organizations, fraud prevention, church administration, and capital budgeting.  He has been a guest lecturer at the University of Texas at Arlington at their graduate school on business ethics.  He was an Adjunct Professor of Business Law at Dallas Christian College.

CFC has established its foundation on integrity. We hold ourselves to the highest character standards, we are passionate about what we do and we strive to do it right.