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Richard Hartzell CPA

About Us

Raleigh CPA Richard Hartzell Richard Hartzell CPA is a Raleigh CPA firm providing comprehensive accounting and taxes services for businesses in the Raleigh area. We are a well respected firm with a reputation for expertise and integrity.

Richard Hartzell CPA understands that businesses need a competent and reliable financial advocate. Yes, we can do your tax preparation and provide accounting assistance. But our real strength lies in our ability to stand with you as you grow your business and to be a trusted partner as you make the difficult decisions necessary for your success.

Helping companies effectively and efficiently operate their businesses is the goal of Rich Hartzell CPA. Tax planning is one way for the small business owner to optimize the efficiency of their business. Richard Hartzell CPA focuses not only in tax preparation, but taking the opportunity to present recommendations on improving your profitability and cash flow, helping your company become even more successful. Rich’s executive background managing and operating both start-ups and corporate operations as well as his expertise in driving profitability and business results provides the foundation to move your company forward. Rich provides relevant business solutions to the challenges you face by incorporating his experience and understanding of the day-to-day small business operations and the lessons learned overcoming the challenges he experienced while running businesses.

Richard Hartzell CPA was founded, based on a desire to provide top quality service in meeting your tax preparation and accounting services needs, while providing the added benefit of improving his client’s business profitability through his business advisory services.

Free Consultation!
Richard Hartzell CPA offers a free consultation to Triangle Area business owners. We would be happy to discuss how we can work together. Call us today at 919-412-9520.

Education and Professional Affiliations

  • Masters of Business Administration, concentration Finance, University of Akron
  • Bachelor’s of Science Accounting, University of Akron
  • American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
  • North Carolina Association of CPAs
  • North Carolina Certificate #31283


  • 20+ years Financial and Accounting expertise with 2 Fortune 500 companies
  • 10+ years in Financial Services expertise with a leading financial services company (current)
  • 5 years operations experience with 2 Fortune 500 companies
  • 4 years working with 2 start-up companies