Professional Experience

For more than 20 years, Chris has specialized in federal and state taxation of corporations and partnerships, pass-through entities and individuals. He works with businesses of all sizes, ranging from sole proprietorships to publicly held companies, and advises business owners on all aspects of buying and selling a business. Chris also coordinates the service offerings of other advisors, such as attorneys, bankers and small business owners.

With a focus on tax minimization strategies, Chris has extensive experience as an advocate for his clients before the IRS and other taxing authorities. Areas of industry expertise include:

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Real estate
  • Retail
  • Services
  • Wholesale/distribution

Areas of Expertise

  • Mergers, acquisitions and dispositions
    • Deal structuring
    • Due diligence
    • Financing alternatives
  • Transactional structuring
  • Strategic tax planning

Education and Certifications

  • University of Akron, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
  • Certified Public Accountant, Ohio

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

University of Akron, School of Accountancy Advisory Board

Questions? Contact Christopher Sivak by filling out the form below.

Reach our Akron office at 330-668-1100