Rick has over 30 years of experience in accounting and taxation as a CPA. He has significant experience in federal and state tax compliance for not-for-profit and real estate organizations and wins praise from clients for his excellent client service skills.
Rick’s experience includes six years of managing engagements for not-for-profit companies and high net worth individuals with Ernst & Young, LLP. Previously, Rick also spent six years as the controller of a distribution service company, and 19 years as the accounting manager for Melvin Simon & Associates, Inc. Rick remains compliant with his continuing education requirements for taxation and accounting on an annual basis.
As a senior manager, Rick has maintained a practice emphasis in not-for-profit organizations and real estate services providing him a unique background for serving the specific client mix of Barnes Dennig.
Rick graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting/Business. He is also a past Director and President of Institute of Management Accountants, Indianapolis Chapter, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and a member of the Indiana CPA Society.