Richard is a partner in the National Professional Standards Group of McGladrey LLP. His primary areas of expertise are revenue recognition, leasing, variable interest entities and International Financial Reporting Standards. Richard’s primary responsibilities are consulting with clients and engagement teams on complex accounting issues, facilitating training events and writing interpretive guidance for McGladrey publications. Richard also monitors standard-setting activities domestic and internationally, and assists in developing Firm positions on proposed accounting standards. He is a former member of the FASB’s Valuation Resource Group and the AICPA’s Financial Reporting Executive Committee, and has also served on various EITF and AICPA working groups.
Before joining McGladrey, Richard worked for two large multinational companies in their Accounting Practices Groups, and also spent time on the staff of the AICPA and FASB developing accounting standards. He started his career with Coopers and Lybrand, including a rotation in the Firm’s National Technical Accounting Group. Richard is a certified public accountant in the state of Connecticut, and is a member of the AICPA.