Rich is a Shareholder of tonneson + co. His areas of strength are in accounting, auditing and tax planning. His professional background includes working for a manufacturing company, performing all functions within the manufacturing process from receiving to shipping, which renders him an expert and trusted advisor to client firms in manufacturing and distribution.
Rich works closely with management teams of his privately held client firms to remain current on their long-term vision and to plan for changes that may occur in their short or long-term operational needs or goals. Rich also has experience on the purchase and sales side of mergers and acquisitions and assisting with the analysis and due diligence.
For his non-for-profit clients, he provides direction to help these organizations work toward achieving their long-term mission objectives. Rich can take on the role of an auditor, tax planner and trusted advisor, which can vary based on each client’s needs.
Rich received a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Merrimack College. Rich is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP).
Rich is a former President and current Member of the Board of Directors of the Mousam Lake Region Association, a 450+ member non-profit organization that protects water quality for the Mousam Lake Watershed in Acton and Shapleigh, Maine. He also volunteers as a coach for a number of local youth softball teams.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants.