Strategic Advisory Board
Our team: Richard Franklin, CPA
Richard Franklin, CPA
Co-Managing Partner at Warady & Davis LLP
For over 30 years, Rick has provided audit, accounting, tax and consulting services to a wide variety of industries, including real estate, construction, manufacturing, finance, not-for-profit and numerous service industries.
As Co-Managing Partner and a member of the Executive Committee, Rick leads strategic initiatives across the firm including focusing on implementing, monitoring, and modifying the firm’s strategic plan. In addition, he is responsible for W&D’s growth strategies including determining how to best position existing and new services offered by the firm.
He is the immediate past Chairman of the Illinois CPA Society’s Ethics Committee. As part of the AICPA’s Peer Review program, Rick has conducted many reviews of other certified public accounting firms.
Areas of Specialization
Mergers and acquisitions, entity formation, estate planning, overall tax planning, benefit planning, buy/sell agreements, analysis and control of costs and gross profits, budgeting, short and long range strategic planning, as well as general business and tax consulting services.