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 years of experience, provides an invaluable resource to private company clients.

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 distribution, manufacturing and healthcare industries. He spends a significant portion of his time within the real estate industry, frequently serving as a quarterback for large, complex projects. Chris works with clients on critical tax, accounting and business issues, such as capital raising; new markets and historic tax credits; transactional structures; cash flow management and organizational structure. Assisting clients with public/private partnerships; tax increment financing (TIF); and port, commercial and industrial revenue bonds are also integral services Chris provides.
 

  • Former Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Real Estate Group
  • Lake County Ohio Port and Economic Development Authority Board (Chairman)
  • March of Dimes (Treasurer)
  • Ohio Society of CPAs
  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Lake County United Way (Volunteer)
  • Leadership Lake County (Class of 1997)
  • Former member of Lake County Friends of Scouting for the Headwaters District of the Boy Scouts of America and former volunteer for MDA

 

Chris, his wife and their three children live in Mentor, Ohio. In addition to enjoying music, being an avid golfer, and following the Indians and Browns, Chris also likes underwater photography and scuba diving. He has more than 100 dives under his belt from the Pacific to the Atlantic to the Caribbean and is always looking for his next adventure!