William E. Hardy, CPA - Founding Partner
With more than 35 years public accounting experience, including 5 years with both national and regional accounting firms, Bill is well versed in accounting for a variety of industries.
He has specific expertise in manufacturing, wholesale and retail, timber, energy, nonprofit, real estate, hotel, construction, financial services and advertising. In 2003, 2008 and 2012, Bill was named a Super CPA by Virginia Business Magazine in the areas of Individual tax and Estate and Trust taxation. A graduate of Virginia Military Institute, Bill is a two-time recipient of the U.S. Army Meritorious Service Medal and is a Retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, Professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Bill, a strong community leader, is a prior Board member for the Virginia Society of CPA’s, a prior Board Member for Sheltering Arms Hospital, Past Chair of the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls Foundation Board, Past President of the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls Board of Governors, Past Board of Directors of Community Bankers Trust Corporation (holding company for Essex Bank), J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College Educational Foundation Board of Directors, Past Trustee for Westminster-Canterbury, Past President of VMI Club of Richmond, Past Deacon of First Presbyterian Church and past member of the Richmond City Economic Development Authority.