Cody Smith | Principal | Lima CPA Firm | Rea CPA

Cody Smith

Lima, OH
Resident of Lima, OH
Rea Team Member Since 2015
  • At Rea, Cody spends his time providing tax compliance for various privately held businesses and their owners while focusing on tax planning and consulting to help businesses meet their goals.

Topics or areas of expertise that he can talk about (even in his sleep):

  • General accounting
  • Business & individual taxation
  • Choice of entity analysis
  • Tax planning
  • Mergers & acquisitions

How we know he knows what he’s doing:

  • He attended Hillsdale College and received his bachelor’s degree in accounting.

When he’s not in the office, you can find him:

  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Watching sports & cheering for the Buckeyes
  • Golfing

Inside The Mind Of…

  • What does “A Brighter Way” mean to you? It means dedicating yourself to what you’re passionate about and making everyone else around you better.
  • Why do you choose to work at Rea? I am passionate about the work that we do here at Rea and I enjoy working with other members of the Rea team.
  • What’s your favorite aspect of your job? Having the opportunity to help service clients and provide them with bright solutions.
  • Describe your work style? Always willing to learn and demonstrate a great work ethic in all things

Just For Fun:

  • What did 10-year-old you want to be when you grew up? A professional basketball player
  • What makes you get out of bed every day? My alarm clock lol…being able to work in a great work environment with great people
  • What was your first job? I traveled around the country helping organize and run basketball camps for Jason Otter’s School of Basketball.
Always looking to improve and get better in all that I do, while dedicating myself to my work, family and helping others.