Richard Harmon, CPA

Managing Director

CSG Partners LLC

Since 2011, Richard has served as Managing Director with CSG Partners, completing numerous ESOP transactions for clients in diverse industries, including staffing, manufacturing, franchising, health care, real estate and engineering. His recent transactions have been awarded "Entertainment Deal of Year" and "Consumer Discretionary Deal of the Year" by the Global M&A Network and the M&A Advisor respectively. His transactions have also been named finalists for "Private Equity Deal of the Year," and "M&A Deal of the Year" by the M&A Advisor.

He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was a founding member of its Emerging Business Services Group. Subsequent to PwC, he served as CFO for several middle-market companies and managed over 100 financial systems implementation projects. Leveraging his financial systems expertise, Richard launched TeamAlliance (TA), a leading provider of technology staffing services to the Fortune 500. After growing TA to a national organization with 30 offices, he sold the firm to Hall Kinion & Associates just prior to its IPO. Next he launched BackOffice Support Services, a financial staffing firm. BackOffice served as CFO for an ESOP-owned manufacturing firm, which led to Richard's position in CSG's ESOP practice group.

1.5 CLE; 1.5 CPE