Christopher Didio, CPA, CFE, is an audit partner who has over 36 years of experience overseeing audit and accounting services to a wide range of privately held companies. As a Certified Fraud Examiner, Chris is in charge of providing forensic accounting and fraud detection and prevention services to our clientele. He has extensive experience in accounting and finance as it pertains to nonprofit organizations, manufacturing companies, the healthcare industry and insurance agencies, fraud and forensic examinations and lost revenue and profit calculations. Chris is also the partner-in-charge of the firm’s recruiting efforts.

  • Professional Certifications

    Certified Public Accountant in New York
    Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

  • Professional Affiliations

    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
    Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)
    Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

  • Community Involvement

    American Red Cross, Central New York Chapter, Chairman of the Board of Directors
    Hospice of Central New York Board of Directors – Past Vice-President
    Lake Shore Yacht & Country Club, Cicero, New York – Vice-President and Past Treasurer
    Ithaca College Business Link Group of Syracuse, New York – Vice-President
    Hospice Foundation of Central New York – Past President
    CNY Arts (formerly Cultural Resources Council of Syracuse & Onondaga County) – Past Board Member
    Enable of Central New York – Past Board Member
    Ithaca College Business School, Advisory Board Member

  • Education

    Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Ithaca College (1984)

  • Publications

    The CARES Act: An Analysis of the Financing, Loan Forgiveness and Tax Provisions Within the New Act – Dannible & McKee, LLP Webinar, Co-presenter, April 2020

    The Truth About Fraud… It Can Be Prevented – Dannible & McKee, LLP Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, November 2019

    “Fraud Prevention Tips for 2019” – Dannible & McKee Tax & Business Alert Newsletter, January 2019

    Why Companies Are Fearful of Fighting Fraud” – Dannible & McKee, LLP’s Website Resource Center

    While You Were Sleeping… – Dannible & McKee, LLP Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, November 2017

    Recognizing the Red Flags of Fraud and How You Can Protect Your Business with an Update on Current Fraud Trends – Dannible & McKee LLP Annual CNY Fraud Conference, June 2017

    “When You Suspect Fraud—Ten Signs to Be Aware Of” – Dannible & McKee Tax & Business Alert Newsletter, June 2017

    Understanding How Your Financial Statement Users Look at You – Dannible & McKee, LLP Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, Co-Presenter, November 2016

    Frisky Fraudsters – Presented to SUNY Oswego’s Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession (COAP) Chapter, June 2016 and 2015

    If You Suspect Fraud in Your Company, What Do You Do? – Dannible & McKee LLP 2016 Fraud Conference Series, 2016

    Whom Can You Trust – Dannible & McKee, LLP Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, November 2015

    “What Does Fraud Look Like? – Things Aren’t Always What They Seem,” Dannible & McKee, LLP Fraud Conference, April 2015

    Frisky Fraudsters – Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) at Le Moyne College, November 2014

    Using Data Analytics to Detect Fraud – Dannible & McKee, LLP Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, November 2014

    Combating Employee Fraud – Best Practices – Presented to Manufacturers Association of Central New York (MACNY), May 2014

    “Fraud and Abuse in the Workplace” – Greater Watertown-North Country Chamber of Commerce, May 2014

    Broken Promises, Shattered Trust (Fraud) – Dannible & McKee, LLP Annual Nonprofit Conference, Co-Presenter, January 2014

    Inside a Fraudster’s Mind – Dannible & McKee, LLP Annual Tax & Financial Planning Conference, Co-Presenter, November 2013

    Fraud Prevention and Deterrence: Are We Doing Enough? – Hancock Estabrook and M&T Bank joint seminar, “How to Detect and Prevent Business Fraud at Your Company,” May 2013