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Brian Richards, CPA, MSA, Partner

Brian Richards, CPA, MSA - Partner

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As a Partner, Brian understands the financial aspects of a business and its owners. He works with clients to ensure the reliability of the underlying data, what we call “verify your now.”

During tax planning and preparation for both individuals and businesses, Brian seeks to uncover opportunities through tax credits and deductions that might sometimes be missed. You can count on Brian for helpful extra suggestions to improve operations, save accounting time, or plan for the future.

“I enjoy getting to know the clients. I especially value the bond that forms through working together over time.” - Brian

  • Masters degree in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting
  • Graduated summa cum laude
  • Past President of the West Virginia Societies of CPAs (Wheeling Chapter)
  • Past Board of Directors member of the Tri-State Tax Institute
  • Memberships:
    • Maryland Society of CPAs
    • American Institute of CPAs

Brian and his wife, Jennifer, have four sons, Beckett, Keaton, Chandler and Grady, and one daughter, Carys. While he enjoys the challenges and hard work that comes with being a CPA, Brian says, “It’s my wife and children who help keep me grounded and focused on what is important in life – family.”


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