Phil Ryan

Phil Ryan, CPA, MBA Partner, A&A

Phil has led audit and attest engagements for a multitude of clients with annual revenues from a few million dollars to $6 billion. He proactively communicates upcoming and existing accounting rules, applications and interpretations based on clients’ needs. Then he remains engaged to help them implement complex accounting issues and pronouncements while providing timely business advice.

Location: Cleveland Email: pryan@cohencpa.com Phone: 216.774.1120

Credentials & Education

  • Certified Public Accountant (Ohio and District of Columbia)
  • M.B.A., John Carroll University
  • B.S.B.A. in Accountancy, John Carroll University

With 15 years of experience, including working at a “Big Four” firm for several years, Phil delivers innovative solutions to drive measurable business value to a variety of industries, including retail, industrial and consumer products; manufacturing; private equity; distribution and wholesale; and service. Phil's expertise focuses on overseeing audits, reviews and business consulting for privately owned companies. His technical background includes accounting for business combinations, intangible asset/goodwill impairment, revenue recognition, income taxes, accounting for variable interest entities and inventory costing. Phil uses the entirety of his experience and expertise to help clients maximize opportunities even outside of the audit.

 

  • Open Doors Academy
  • Ohio Society of CPAs
  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Cleveland Leadership Center’s Bridge Builders Program (Class of 2015)
  • Cleveland Inside Business Magazine “Top 25 Under 35” award (2011)
 

Phil lives in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, with his wife and their four children. Having four young kids doesn’t leave much time for individual hobbies. However, Phil does enjoy coaching his kids’ soccer and tee-ball teams, or taking his kids to the driving range, running, boating or to a local Cleveland sporting event.