Chase M. Franklin, CPA, CIDA


Career snapshot/ specialty areas: Chase is highly regarded for his ability to help guide clients’ strategic decisions throughout all phases of their company’s audit, review, compilation, and business consulting engagements. Working with owners and senior leaders in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area, he is responsible for a diverse portfolio of businesses including investment companies (hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, and fund of funds), broker-dealers, employee benefit plans, restaurants/hotels, real estate, and various other types of entities.

Education: Chase obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Loyola University in Maryland.

Professional associations/certifications: Chase is a licensed CPA in both New Jersey and Maryland. In May of 2010, he also earned his Certified Investment and Derivative Auditor (CIDA) licensure.

Professional affiliations: Chase is a member of the American Society of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), including the AICPA’s Forensic and Valuation Services and Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center sections, and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA).

Community involvement: In 2011, Chase was honored to receive an Honorable Mention for the NJCPA’s 2011 “30 Under 30” list, which recognizes those members who are significantly impacting the accounting profession. He was also profiled in “Emerging Leaders In Their Own Words,” an article featured in the July/August issue of New Jersey CPA magazine. 

Personal interests: Chase enjoys spending time with his wife, their two daughters, and their dog Simba. He also loves playing sports, going back to his role as Captain of the Men’s DI Soccer Team while at Loyola University in Maryland. An avid fan, today Chase’s focus is on watching the Baltimore Ravens along with soccer and golf.