Meet the KPM Film Team

Chad Robinson

CHAD ROBINSON, CPA

Partner, Entertainment and Film Incentives Group
crobinson@kpm-us.com

As a Partner in the Entertainment and Film Incentives group at KPM, Chad has over 20 years of professional experience. He oversees the team of film credit specialists for all 38 states currently offering incentives.

Education

Certified Public Accountant
B.A. in Accounting and Business Administration, Gordon College

Experience

• Over 20 years of public accounting experience.
• Works with a substantial client base providing extensive accounting, tax and management consulting services, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, tax structuring, valuation and financial modeling.
• Current partner in charge of the Firm’s Entertainment and Film Incentives Group.
• Has provided professional, attestation and agreed upon procedures to hundreds of productions.

 

 

Logan Robertson

C. LOGAN ROBERTSON, CPA

Manager, Entertainment and Film Incentives Group
lroberston@kpm-us.com

As a Manager in the Entertainment and Film Incentives group at KPM, Logan has over 11 years of public accounting experience. He has worked on numerous states’ film incentives and credits including, but not limited to, Texas, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, California, Massachusetts, and Georgia.

Education

Certified Public Accountant
M.S. in Accounting, UMass Boston
B.A. in Business Administration, B.A. in Economics, Gordon College

Experience

• Experience with a diverse client base including entertainment, real estate and non-profits.
• Audit, review, compilation, tax, agreed-upon-procedures, consulting, tax credit structuring, film production controller training, start-up advisory and other services.
• Head of KPM audit training for new staff.
• Has provided professional, attestation and agreed upon procedures to productions in the states of CA, GA, MA, MI, OH, PA, TX, NY, and LA.

James Matzdorff

JAMES MATZDORFF, CPA

Manager, Entertainment and Film Incentives Group
jmatzdorff@kpm-us.com

As a Manager in the Entertainment and Film Incentives group at KPM, James has almost a decade of public accounting experience. He has worked on numerous states’ film incentives and credits including, but not limited to, New York, California, Massachusetts, and Georgia.

Education

Certified Public Accountant
M.S. in Accounting, Liberty University
B.A. in Accounting, B.A. in Business Administration, Gordon College

Experience

• Experience in the entertainment, technology, real estate, employee benefit and non-profit industries.
• Member of KPM’s Recruiting, Non-Profit and Film committees.
• Unanimously selected by the Firm’s Executive Committee to attend the BKR International Leadership Institute
• Has over 8 years of professional film credit experience working on over 150 productions with budgets ranging from $50,000 to $150 million.

Ryan Moran

RYAN MORAN, CPA

Audit Manager, Entertainment and Film Incentives Group
rmoran@kpm-us.com

As a member of the Entertainment and Film Incentives group at KPM, Ryan has almost a decade of experience in public accounting. He has worked on numerous states’ film incentives and credits including, but not limited to, Illinois, California, Massachusetts, and Georgia.

Education

Certified Public Accountant
M.S. in Accounting, University of Connecticut
B.S. in Finance and Accounting, Boston College

Experience

• Experience in the entertainment, real estate, commercial and non-profit industries.
• Experience with audits, reviews, compilations and agreed-upon procedures in several states.
• Has provided professional, attestation and agreed upon procedures to productions with budgets ranging from $50,000 to $100 million

Christine Lydson

CHRISTINE LYDON, CPA, MSA

Audit Supervisor, Entertainment and Film Incentives Group
clyodon@kpm-us.com

As a member of the Entertainment and Film Incentives group at KPM, Christine has over 5 years of professional experience. She has worked on numerous state film incentives and credits including, but not limited to, California, Massachusetts, Louisiana, and Georgia.

Education

M.S. in Accounting, Northeastern University
B.A. in Accounting, Assumption College

Experience

• Over 5 years of public accounting experience
• Works with a substantial client base in the entertainment space
• Works with various major studios and independent productions amongst multiple states
• Has provided professional, attestation and agreed upon procedures to productions with budgets ranging between $1 million and $100 million.
• Member of the KPM Women’s Initiative Network

BRIAN JOHNSON, CPA

Senior Audit Associate, Entertainment and Film Incentives Group
bjohnson@kpm-us.com

Brian is an audit senior in the Entertainment and Film Incentives group at KPM. Brian has worked on numerous states’ film incentives and credits including, but not limited to Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, California, New York, Louisiana, and Georgia.

Education

B.A. in Accounting, Gordon College

Experience

  • Experience in the entertainment, real estate, commercial and non-profit industries.
  • Experience with audits, reviews, compilations and agreed upon procedures.

WILL HANCHETT, MBA

Senior Audit Associate, Entertainment and Film Incentives Group
whanchett@kpm-us.com

As a member in the Entertainment and Film Incentives group at KPM, Will has worked on projects in various states including, but not limited to, Massachusetts, Louisiana, New York, California and Georgia.

Education

MBA, University of Massachusetts – Lowell
B.S. in Financial Economics, University of Maryland

Experience

  • Experience in the entertainment, real estate, and non-profit industries.
  • Has over 2 years of professional film credit experience working on over 60 productions with budgets ranging from $50,000 to $150 million.
  • Member of KPM’s Writing Committee
  • Member of KPM’s training program for new staff