Andrew Cohen is not your typical accountant. He has built a career combining an innate talent and love for numbers with expertise in other second areas.

He is entrepreneurial, adept at problem solving and is an effective managers. He is also rather good at math. He has a keen sense for systems and processes that facilitate accounting – skills that have helped build his long track record of helping companies, non-profits and individuals organize and master their finances.

He is also dedicated to his communities, volunteering his time and leadership abilities at local non-profits.


    For nearly three decades, Andrew Cohen has been helping companies, non-profits and individuals successfully manage their finances. He has held titles including controller, compensation and contracts manager, director of development, director of administration, financial consultant, and vice president of finance and administration.

    Andrew has designed and administered budgets in excess of $15M, negotiated and managed government contracts in excess of $1M, managed debt and complex AP issues, directed development teams, secured payment resolutions, designed operations infrastructures, allocated limited resources using advanced cash management techniques, and prepared companies for audit. He has also co-designed a product to monetize Internet transactions.

    Before joining Robert Hovden in forming CoHo accounting, Andrew’s most recent role was VP of Finance and Administration at a healthcare start-up, for which he helped raise angel funding. He has also held senior finance roles at several other high-tech ventures. Andrew started his career in fund development and administration at non-profits including the Art Institute of Boston, the Boston AIDS Action Committee, and Northwest AIDS Foundation.

    Andrew is an active member of the community, serving on many boards and committees. He is the chair of the finance and administration committee and treasurer of the board for the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle, which recently honored him with the Dr. Charles & Lillian Kaplan Board Chair's Award for Outstanding Service. He is actively involved with his synagogue as a board member, fundraiser and service leader.

    Andrew earned a BFA in Music from Boston University, with a minor in Business. He has performed as a singer and soloist extensively over the past 30 years and enjoys performing enormously.

    Andrew makes his home in Seattle, with his partner of 15 years James, a hydrologist, and their big grey cat, Yishai. Andrew is very grateful for James’ support.