• M.B.A Concentration in Accounting, California State University
  • B.A. Social Sciences, French, Humboldt State University
  • Certified Public Accountant in the State of Virginia
  • Certified Government Financial Manager
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor
  • ACL Certified Data Analyst


Richard is a Director in the CLA Arlington Office, and an industry professional for the Federal Government. During his audit career, he has served clients in the Federal Government, State and Local agencies and nonprofit organizations across the country.  He started his audit career with the California State Auditor’s Office in Sacramento, conducting financial and performance audits of State agencies and grantees all over California. Richard volunteers with AGA as a CEAR reviewer for Federal agencies and State and Local Government annual financial reports, and has served on the AGA Examination Review Board for the CGFM exam.

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In the community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Association of Government Accountants (AGA)
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Virginia, Accounting Certificate Program