Floyd Christopher

Director of Finance

Floyd Christopher is involved with all aspects of Ara’s finance operations, including accounting, audit, treasury, tax, and reporting.

Prior to joining Ara in 2023, Floyd served as Vice President of Accounting at Lionstone, a real estate investment management firm that conceptualizes, analyzes, and executes national investment strategies. Prior to Lionstone, Floyd served in various senior finance and accounting roles for Intertek, a leading assurance provider that delivers innovative and bespoke assurance, testing, inspection, and certification solutions to industries. Floyd began his finance career with Hines, a privately owned global real estate investment, development, and management firm.

Floyd received Bachelor of Business Administration degrees in International Business and Accounting from the University of Houston–Downtown and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant. He is a member of the Texas Society of Public Accountants (TSCPA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).