Rick is a seasoned financial executive with over ten years of public accounting experience (three years in the International Firm environment) and fifteen years in roles as CFO, COO and VP of Operations. Rick began his career with a "Big Four" public accounting firm and has financial, operational, and audit experience in the insurance, medical, manufacturing, high technology, and distribution industries. Rick has "hands-on" experience with multi-state sales and use tax compliance with a broad range of businesses. He has identified significant tax savings while performing reverse sales and use tax audits, transactional analysis and planning, audit representation and appeals, and settlement negotiations.
Rick also has extensive experience in turnaround management, consulting to startup companies and large Sox readiness implementations. Amongst Rick's professional affiliations is the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Rick is a graduate of Salem State College and holds an MBA from Babson College.