Richard has more than 30 years of experience serving large multi-national public corporations, closely held organizations, not-for-profit entities, families, and individuals. Prior to co-founding Carter, Richard worked for 18 years at large global accounting firms and led a high-net-worth practice for a national accounting firm. For three race seasons, he left public practice to serve as the CFO/General Manager of a NASCAR Cup Series team.
Richard holds a BS in Accounting from Wake Forest (1989) and an MBA from Duke University (2002). A North Carolina native, Richard is married with two children. He is an Eagle Scout and works closely with the Boy Scouts in Charlotte and Asheville. In his free time, Richard enjoys time with his family and church, playing with his German Shepherd, attending Wake Forest and Duke sporting events, and cheering for the Charlotte Hornets and Carolina Panthers.