Meet Our Team - Todd M. Fentress, CPA

Todd M. Fentress

Columbus Office Managing Partner

Todd Fentress is the Office Managing Partner at Tidwell Group’s Columbus office.  He has over 30 years of experience in the affordable housing industry, with both audit and tax expertise, which allows him to strategically create approaches to meet his clients’ needs and goals. Todd counsels an assortment of clients, including privately held and small business owners, affordable housing developers, property owners and investors.  These clients have developed some of the most significant real estate projects in the Midwest. His client service style ensures the needs and goals of the client are met in a cost-effective, timely and efficient manner. 

Todd is also highly experienced in consulting on federal and state government sponsored or assisted programs, as well as structures for syndicated partnerships where the property is eligible for low-income housing, historic and renewable energy credits at the federal and state level. Todd has gained tremendous insights through building relationships with lenders, attorneys and developers across the country, which allows him to be an asset when creating exit strategies and redevelopment opportunities for our clients.

Todd understands the importance of staying up to date on legislative and technical developments that will impact the industry, so he remains extremely active in various real estate-related organizations. He currently serves on advisory boards and as a board member in many housing organizations and frequently speaks on various housing and real estate topics at industry events.



  • BA, Accounting, Capital University

Certification & Licensure

  • CPA – State of Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • The Council for Rural Development of Ohio Board Member
  • Ohio Housing Council Board of Trustees Board Member
  • Affordable Housing Association of Indiana Advisory Board Member
  • Affordable Housing Alliance of Central Ohio Advisory Board Member
  • Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition