Richard became a Partner in 2022. He always begins his client meetings by listening. He seeks first to learn his client’s financial goals, and then provide sound advice on how to achieve those objectives.
Richard has 25 years of expertise as a trusted advisor in tax planning and preparation, Richard guides small businesses across real estate, retail, wholesale, and professional services industries. He has a passion for building client relationships and providing value-added services, the same core values embraced by The Hechtman Group. He also specializes in staff training and tax technical issues.
Richard’s background includes the successful management of high-net-worth clients for a previous CPA firm. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Northeastern Illinois University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois C.P.A. Society.
Richard resides in Park Ridge where he enjoys bike riding and watching sporting events. An avid collector of baseball cards, he also enjoys a hearty New Brunswick Stew at his favorite barbecue Chicago