Richard Paris, CPA


Richard is the Managing Partner for MGO’s New York City Office. He has over 28 years of leadership experience in the accounting field. Most recently he launched an East Coast based executive search firm focusing on placing candidates in the accounting field. Richard’s focus is on managing MGO’s east coast presence specifically growing MGO’s services including assurance, tax, and advisory services as well as our Cannabis practice.

Prior to joining MGO, Richard was the CEO of the executive search firm he started. Earlier in his career, he led the human resources departments for several large firms and corporations. He is a proactive leader who actively works with companies, both public and private, to guide them through complex, high stakes engagements.

Richard has lived in New York his entire life and has deep-rooted connections to the community. He is a dad of two and actively participates in charitable events. Most recently helping to build houses for Habitat for Humanity.

  • The New School, MS, Human Resources
  • The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Certified Employee Benefit Specialist
  • State University of New York at Albany, BS, Accounting
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • The New York State Society of CPAs
  • American Institute of CPAs