Rich Harpe, is a Private Client Services Tax Senior Director at BDO. He has extensive knowledge handling some of their most complex tax issues to ultra high net worth individuals, partnerships, corporations, trusts and estates. Rich works closely with clients’ attorneys and investment advisors to obtain the best tax results possible to ensure that their overall goals and objectives are met.
Rich has over 29 years of diversified tax experience with both tax consulting and compliance engagements. Though he has extensive experience in individual tax work, Rich enjoys the diversity of all tax work.
Rich is a Certified Public Accountant with professional affiliations that include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Rich has a B.S. in Accounting from The Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining BDO, Rich served as a Partner at Argy, Wiltse & Robinson, P.C. Rich began his career with a local CPA firm, where he spent 15 years working his way up from staff accountant to shareholder. During that time, he prepared and reviewed individual, trust, estate, corporate and partnership income tax returns.
Rich lives in Oak Hill, VA with his wife and two children. He enjoys biking with his wife and working in his yard.