Richard W. Lewis, CPA, CFE

Partner

Developing long-term relationships with his clients and delivering the highest quality customer service is a staple of Richard’s practice.  Richard has over 15 years of accounting and auditing experience in both corporate and public accounting.  He provides audit and assurance services in a variety of industries including tax-exempt organizations, multi-family housing, and manufacturing and distribution.  Richard is responsible for executing audit engagements through the performance of risk assessment procedures, determination of the proper mix of internal control and substantive testing, and the overall evaluation of the audit to ensure it was performed in accordance with the appropriate auditing and accounting standards.

Richard works with tax-exempt organizations such as foundations, religious entities, private schools, associations, and voluntary health and welfare organizations. He supervises some of Keiter's larger engagements that are subject to the Uniform Guidance.  Richard also has his Certified Fraud Examiner designation.

Prior to joining Keiter, Richard served as the Director of Accounting and Corporate Compliance for a tax-exempt organization.  This role involved implementing and managing significant accounting processes such as accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and financial statement presentation.  In addition, Richard maintained the corporate compliance of the organization which ensured that the organization remained in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.

Richard is a Virginia native, serves on several boards and committees in his spare time and lives in Richmond, Virginia with his wife and two children.

Professional Activities and Community Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Health Quality Innovators, Treasurer and former Chairman of the Board
  • Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond, Treasurer

Education

Lynchburg College
Bachelor of Arts in Accounting with a minor in Economics

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