Richard E. Groover

Richard E. Groover

Shareholder CPA, MSA

Summary of Experience

Richard has more than 10 years of experience in public accounting, serving clients across a broad range of industries with expertise in attestation engagements and merger & acquisition consulting, among other areas.

Richard co-leads the firm’s Manufacturing & Wholesale Distribution, Retail & Franchise, and Not-For-Profit Client Service Teams and specializes in auditing and consulting with U.S. subsidiaries of foreign-owned companies.

EDUCATION

Old Dominion University 

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting
  • Master of Science in Accounting

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Public Accountant; Virginia

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Tidewater Chapter of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • United Way of South Hampton Roads Young Philanthropists
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - governing council
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants - chair, executive committee member, board member
  • Old Dominion University - accounting department adjunct faculty member

Speaking engagements

  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, “You Can Afford College” workshops
  • Tidewater Chapter of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Audit & Accounting Updates
  • CPAmerica, Foreign Currency Hedging with Mark Gargano

Awards

  • Inside Business "Top 40 Under 40" honoree
  • CoVaBIZ  "Millennials on the Move" honoree
  • Virginia Business "Super CPA", multi-year honoree
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants "Top 5 Under 35" honoree