Richard Birks

Richard Birks

Email Address: rbirks@novakbirks.com
Telephone Number: 816-931-6111
Rich joined the firm June 1, 1982, after four years with the Kansas City office of Arthur Anderson & Company. He became a stockholder on June 1, 1984. Over his 30+ year career, Rich has developed expertise in the areas of governmental, non-profit, construction, and closely held businesses. As a working partner, he has daily client service responsibilities.Internally, Rich serves as the Firm’s quality control partner and oversees the firm’s tri-annual peer review program. Rich is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants. Graduating from Graceland College in 1978, he was elected to the 1977-78 Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges. Rich has served on numerous civic boards including Boys & Girls Club, American Diabetes Association, and the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce. An avid hockey fan (being ½ Canadian), Rich still enjoys trying to keep up with those much younger playing his favorite sport.

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