Prior to joining Cerity Partners, Tom was a member of the tax planning team at Karsten Advisors. From 1981 until 1992, he was on staff with a “Big 8” international CPA firm for 3 years and spent 8 years with a premier Fort Worth based CPA firm. Tom owned and operated his own firm, Richardson and Associates, from 1992 until October 2017 when he merged his tax and financial services practice with Karsten Advisors.
Tom earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas Tech University and has been a licensed Texas Certified Public Accountant (CPA) since 1983. He also holds the Series 6 and Series 63 securities licenses and a Life, Accident and Health Insurance license.