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Richard Burke is a CFO Consultant and Merger and Acquisition Advisor with DHJJ bringing 31 years of extensive financial management experience to our Outsourced CFO Service Group. For 21 years, he was CFO for middle and upper-market companies in various industries. For the past 19 years, he owned and directed a public accounting firm focusing on tax, accounting, and business advisory services.

Most recently, Rick worked as an independent business consultant, outsourced CFP, and M&A advisor. With his diverse yet technical background, Rick assists companies in a variety of management and financial areas, including:

  • Building and managing accounting departments
  • Cash flow analysis and improvement
  • Developing and implementing financial and managerial best practices
  • Improving accounts receivable
  • Financial forecasting, forecasting, modeling, and budgeting
  • Developing and executing business growth and exit strategies
  • Specializing in building growth, business stability, and value for owners

Rick has a deep knowledge of a variety of industries, such as healthcare, professional services, oil and energy, manufacturing, and international import/export.

He holds several professional licenses, including CPA, Chartered Global Managerial Accountant (CGMA), and Certified M&A Advisor (CM&AA). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business with a minor in Law from Western Michigan University as well as an MBA from Webster University.

Outside of Work:

Rick lives in Bartlett with his wife, Lisa, and two, young adult sons.

He enjoyed performing as a musician, sports, and classic muscle cars.

Rick coached youth football and travel baseball for 14 years.


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