Patrick Grodach

Patrick Grodach, CPA Manager, Tax

Patrick understands that not everyone is a “tax person.” He excels at comprehending complex tax jargon and delivering it to clients in a digestible manner so they can concentrate on what they really care about — their business. Patrick enjoys working with derivative instruments and complex investment strategies, and helping his clients work through the tax challenges that accompany them.

Location: Chicago Email: Phone: 312.277.7224

Credentials & Education

  • Certified Public Accountant (Ohio)
  • B.S.B.A. with an accounting focus, University Scholars Honors Program, Williams College of Business at Xavier University

Patrick has spent much of his five year career at Cohen & Company in the mutual fund/exchange-traded fund world. He has experience working with complex fund and investment structures, including interval, master-feeder, long-short and international funds. Patrick also has experience in the private fund arena, performing tax compliance services for hedge and private equity funds.

  • Involved in business development, process innovation, recruiting, technical writing, training and staff development for the firm’s Tax Practice
  • Ohio Society of CPAs
  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Greater Cincinnati Mutual Fund Association
  • Author on Cohen & Company’s blog
  • Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) (Volunteer)
  • Service Trips to Baltimore and Cincinnati, focusing on hunger, homelessness and education

In his free time, Patrick is engulfed in athletics. Specifically, he enjoys following the Cleveland Browns and participating in intramural sports, and is a five-time marathoner. Patrick lives in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, and loves exploring the city’s restaurant, cultural and park scenes.