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Richard M. Fuchs
Richard M. Fuchs is a Principal in the firm’s Assurance practice. Rich specializes in providing accounting, audit, and consulting services to Registered Investment Advisers, hedge funds (including offshore entities), broker-dealers, and private equity firms.
Prior to joining the firm, he spent over 10 years with a national accounting firm in their Financial Services Industry Practice where he focused on performing audits of the aforementioned entities as well as ensuring compliance with SEC and FINRA Rules and Regulations. He also performed audits of employee benefit plans such as defined contribution plans and defined benefit plans. In addition, in his various roles, he has taken a leadership role in the area of quality control.
Throughout his career, Rich has been active in mentoring younger professionals through the learning programs he’s helped craft, designed to identify and develop rising stars within the profession. At his prior firm, he was selected to participate in the Partner Academy Development Program and pioneered and co-lead the Junior Rainmaker Academy Program.
Rich is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society for Certified Public Accountants. He serves as a committee member on the New York State Society of Certified Accountants’ Stock Brokerage & Investment Companies Committee.
A former ice hockey player, himself, Rich currently inspires young players through his extracurricular role as head ice hockey coach at Randolph Middle School.
He holds a Bachelor of Science from Sacred Heart University and a Masters of Business Administration in Professional Accounting from Rutgers University’s Business School. He is licensed as a CPA in New Jersey.