D: 813.386.6320 | F: 813.229.2359
100 South Ashley Drive, Suite 1650 | Tampa, FL 33602
Richard is the Managing Member of the Tampa Office, where his primary focus is directing the activities of the Firm and implementing strategies as determined by the Firm’s leadership. Richard also continues to advocate for clients’ best tax position and provide valuable operational insights for their business.  He is a leader in the Firm’s Manufacturing and Distribution Client Service Team as well as the Member in charge of the Firm’s State and Local Tax (SALT) niche practice. Richard also serves on the Firm’s Emerging Executive Group as well as a firm-wide Client Service Team leader. He is focused on bringing value to his clients through the utilization of the Firm’s many capabilities in all areas, including operational, financial, technology as well as tax savings.


Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting Millsaps College, Jackson, MS

Masters of Accountancy, Tax Auburn University, Auburn, AL

Professional Affiliations

  • Bay Area Manufacturing Association
  • Vistage CE Group 2023
  • CPA Manufacturing Services Association
  • CFO Exchange Group
  • BBVA Compass Bank Tampa Bay Advisory Board
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

  • Best Buddies of Tampa Bay Advisory Board
  • Research Down Syndrome Runners
  • Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Membership Committee and Small Business of the Year Committee
  • Leadership Tampa Class of 2011

Ask Me About

  • Navigating the increasingly difficult area of sales tax
  • How to plan for your business succession
  • How to reduce the cost of your manufacturing expansion 7-10%
  • Serving entrepreneurial, closely-held businesses from start-up and forward
  • My philosophies on work and life, learned from my Grandfather
  • Running and maintaining a healthy lifestyle
  • The biggest surprise of my life that occurred in September 2012