Christopher J. Kothe

Christopher J. Kothe, CPA, MBA

Senior Manager


Chris is a Senior Manager on our Entrepreneurial and Assurance Teams, and has been with Somerset since 2009. Chris provides transaction, consulting and audit services to SEC registered and privately held companies. His industry experience includes serving manufacturing and distribution, durable medical equipment, and software companies. He also works with professional employer organizations (PEO), registered investment advisors (RIA), broker-dealers and investment companies, including private equity funds.

Prior to joining Somerset, Chris gained industry experience with publically traded financial services companies and one of the 100 largest pension funds in a variety of financial roles, including investment analyst and financial consultant.

Chris enjoys traveling with his wife Katie, and has spent time in Australia, Southeast Asia and Europe. Additionally, Chris is active in the Indianapolis lacrosse community and is a member of the Indy Elite Dogs lacrosse team.


  • Transaction Services and Quality of Earnings Reporting
  • Public Company and SEC-Related Services
  • Merger and Acquisition Accounting
  • Sarbanes Oxley Compliance
  • PEO IRS Certification
  • Broker-Dealer Compliance
  • Investment Companies Compliance
  • Alternative Investments


  • MBA — Indiana Wesleyan University
  • BA — Wittenberg University


  • Indiana CPA Society — Member
  • American Institute of CPAs — Member