“When people ask what business I’m in, I tell them peace of mind. The formula for business success is extremely complex, especially in today’s marketplace. A key part of our job is to make sure the important things aren’t left to chance.”
Chip has a special appreciation for the challenges and opportunities of the family business, because his father was co-founder of Barnes Dennig in 1965. Widely regarded as a progressive thought leader, Chip has over 35 years of experience in taking the companies he serves to the “next level.” His solid understanding of corporate, partnership, and personal tax law allows him to develop integrated solutions for his clients’ business planning and problem solving challenges.
Chip leads the manufacturing niche with his experience in costing work and has built extensive knowledge of the industry by serving local manufacturing companies. He also works with clients in other industries, applying his expertise to minimizing tax burdens. He is a key member of the firm’s Employee Benefit Plan Audit Team.
He has helped numerous clients develop and execute an exit strategy, an important consideration that too many companies merely pay lip service to. Chip’s insight and counsel on issues such as succession planning are a decided asset to Barnes Dennig.
Chip earned a BA in Accounting from Thomas More College. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), and TechSolve, an organization that works to enhance the competitiveness of manufacturing and technology businesses.
Chip is an active board member of Keep Cincinnati Beautiful and formerly held the position of Board President. He is also a dedicated member of the Ronald McDonald House Planned Giving Council.