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Christopher E. Axene, CPA


Industries: Manufacturing
Services: Tax
Location: Columbus (Dublin)
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Chris joined the Rea team in 2004. A native of Upper Arlington, Ohio, he now lives in Genoa Township with his wife Lisa and their son, Nicholas.

Before Rea

Chris obtained his Bachelor of Science from The Ohio State University. His past experience includes:

  • Mettler-Toledo: U.S. tax manager (2001-2003)
  • National CPA firm: Federal tax manager (1995-2001)

At Rea

Chris specializes in tax services. He has made numerous presentations at various seminars and events and has also authored several published articles on the topic of taxes.

Christopher is the office manager at the Columbus, Ohio office.

Besides Rea

His professional Memberships:

  • The American Institute of CPAs
  • The Ohio Society of CPAs

He is also active in his community. His involvement includes:

  • Ohio Delta Company (treasurer)
  • Civil Air Patrol


Contact Axene, Christopher E. Axene
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Christopher E. Axene
5775 Perimeter Drive Suite 200
Dublin, OH 43017
P. 614.889.8725
F. 614.889.0159

Inside the Mind Of...

What do your clients get when they work with you that they may not get from other consultants?
They get a tax professional who is committed to finding a solution that accomplishes their goals. Sometimes that requires rethinking the original idea, but that is where the true value lies.

What is the best advice you've ever received?
A college professor told me I should pursue an internship with a Big 6 CPA firm. I did, and the rest is history.

How do you define success?
Leaving an organization better off than when you first became associated with it.

Just For Fun...

Describe yourself in one word.

How do you spend April 16?
On vacation with my family.

What is the best book you have ever read?
Who Moved My Cheese by Spencer Johnson, MD.

What one thing about you would most people find surprising?
I actually have a sense of humor.

How do you unwind?
Listening to jazz in the car on the way home.

What was your favorite class in college?
Horticulture 150: Wine in Western Culture.

What did you want to be when you grew up?
A pilot.

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