Chad Martin CPA - Cincinnati Tax Planning

Chad C. Martin, CPA, CFE


Chad is an integral part of the leadership of the firm’s manufacturing client service team with experience in a variety of roles and a passion for building productive, long-term relationships with his clients.

He has served as an auditor, tax professional, outsourced controller and financial analyst for clients in numerous industries, including manufacturing, automobile dealerships, distributors, contractors, not-for-profits and service providers. His experience with manufacturers includes the international sector, where he helps clients with tax structuring, financial statement consolidations and general business issues.

Chad has earned the designation of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). As such, he works with businesses, governments and not-for-profits to detect white-collar crime, document the damages and strengthen their internal controls in order to deter future fraud. He has been quoted in the Cincinnati Business Courier as an authority on fraud.

Chad is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA, member since 1995) and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA, member since 1998). He graduated from Texas A&M University with a BBA in Accounting.

In addition to his technical expertise, Chad serves as Treasurer of the Board for Tender Mercies in OTR, a member of the Grievance Committee of the Cincinnati Bar Association and leads the ASG Committee of the European American Chamber of Commerce. He participated in the Leadership Northern Kentucky program, graduating from the program in 2009 and volunteered a significant amount of time to ArtsWave, lending his expertise through the Business Volunteers for the Arts program and the Virtual Arts Incubator.


“Chad Martin has been my “go to person” for years and he knows our needs and business metrics. He surrounds himself with capable professionals, dedicated in a similar fashion to his client focus and attention to detail. The team executes very well for me, my family and business interests.”

– John P., Barnes Dennig Client

“Barnes Dennig are a group of professionals that I’d recommend to any business. They’re always available to help me via email or phone. They’re always looking for ways to help our company grow.”

– Doris E., Barnes Dennig Client

“Chad Martin took the time to connect to me as a person. Friendly phone calls with time to listen makes him stand out above any financial professional I’ve ever worked with.”

– Jean A., Barnes Dennig Client, 2019