Chris Madison

Chris Madison, CPA, MT Partner, Tax

In addition to being a tenacious problem solver who is passionate about clients’ success, Chris possesses the unique combination of both audit and tax credentials. His technical background, coupled with over 30 years of experience, provides an invaluable resource to private companies.

Location: Cleveland Email: cmadison@cohencpa.com Phone: 216.774.1116

Credentials & Education

  • Certified Public Accountant (Ohio)
  • Master’s of Taxation, The University of Akron
  • B.A., Baldwin-Wallace University

Chris advises businesses in the real estate, manufacturing and distribution industries. Frequently serving as a quarterback for large, complex projects, he works with clients on critical tax, accounting and business issues. Chris assists them on their overall capital structure, transactional opportunities, cash flow management and general organizational structure. He also provides clients with expertise regarding public/private partnerships; tax increment financing (TIF); and port, commercial and industrial revenue bonds.
 

  • Head of the firm’s Business Development Group; former Partner-in-Charge of the Real Estate & Construction Group
  • Former Chairman of the Lake County Ohio Port and Economic Development Authority Board
  • March of Dimes (Treasurer)
  • Ohio Society of CPAs
  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Lake County United Way (Volunteer)
  • Leadership Lake County (Class of 1997)
 
Chris and his wife live in Mentor, Ohio. In addition to playing music and following the Indians and Browns, Chris enjoys traveling, particularly to warm weather locations that offer scuba diving. He has been fortunate to reach dive sites from the Pacific to the Atlantic to the Caribbean and is always looking for his next adventure!