Meet The Team – Richard Schoonover
As Managing Director of TCG, Rich conducts and manages federal and state R&D tax credit studies. While experienced in working with both large and small clients in a wide array of industries, he specializes in R&D consulting for manufacturers and architectural and engineering firms. Rich is also experienced in helping clients navigate through IRS and state taxing authority controversy process.
Rich brings over 25 years business and finance experience to TCG, nearly a decade of which has been dedicated to Research & Development tax credit consulting. Throughout his R&D consulting career, he has helped generate millions in R&D tax credit refunds for dozens of businesses located throughout the U.S.
Prior to TCG, Rich began his career in the audit department of several national accounting firms and he has performed R&D consulting positions with other nationally recognized tax advisory firms. In addition, Rich has served as a Controller for The General Auto Insurance Services and The YMCA of Greater Cleveland.
Outside of TCG, Rich enjoys golfing and coaching his children’s baseball, softball, and basketball teams.
Rich holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Kent State University, and is also Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in the State of Ohio.