Chris Bellamy

Chris Bellamy, CPA, CGMA Co-President, Investment Industry Services

As co-president of Cohen & Company’s Investment Industry Services Division, Chris is responsible for the profitability; growth, hiring, training and retention; and strategic and tactical initiatives for the division.

Location: Cleveland Email: Phone: 216.649.1701

Credentials & Education

  • Certified Public Accountant (Ohio and Wisconsin)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
  • B.A. in business administration, Ohio University

Chris also focuses directly on many of the firm’s investment industry clients. He serves as audit engagement partner on a variety of investment companies where he is responsible for the design, oversight and execution of the audit plan. His current client base includes a diverse variety of equity, fixed income and alternative strategies. In addition, Chris also provides advice and guidance on the development of new fund structures and product development.


  • Co-President of Cohen & Company’s Investment Industry Services Division; actively involved in firm recruiting
  • Community Foundation of Lorain County (Director; Investment Committee Chair)
  • Ohio University Finance Advisory Council
  • Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club (Founding Board Member)
  • Crain’s Cleveland Business 40 Under 40 award (2016)
  • Ohio Society of CPAs
  • American Institute of CPAs


Chris lives in Avon Lake, Ohio, with his wife and three children and is an avid golfer and Cleveland sports fan.