Rick is in charge of individual taxation and personal finance at Van Buren Financial Group and specializes in investment advisory services, individual tax review, tax planning for individuals and businesses, divorce consulting, and IRS representation. He has over 30 years of experience in the tax industry and has been with Avantax for all 20 of his years as a financial advisor. Rick serves as Avantax Chapter Director for both Delaware and Maryland.
Rick’s professional credentials, including being a Certified Public Accountant and a Personal Financial Specialist, show that he has dedicated his career to higher education and serving his clients in the highest capacity he can. Rick is involved with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Delaware Society of Certified Public Accountants, where he is the past chairman of the tax committee, and the Maryland Society of Accounting and Tax Professionals. He is also an active member of the Delaware Saengerbund and Library Association.
Rick and his wife, LuAnn have 4 children. His oldest son, Vincent, is a Sergeant in the US Marines Corps. His oldest daughter recently graduated from the University of Delaware. His middle son Zachary will be enrolled at the University of Delaware in the fall. His son Matthew attends the same high school that Rick graduated from --- Salesianum High School.