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Rick Kavenagh, CPA

RickPartner, Entrepreneurial Services

Entrepreneurial Services Practice Leader

In one word, Rick describes BCG&Co. as... "Trustworthy."


As director of the entrepreneurial services group, Rick is responsible for driving the segment’s growth and success by providing clients with a full range of business solutions.

Rick has delivered skillful expertise and results-driven advice to satisfied clients at BCG & Company for 20 years. Prior to that, he received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from Kent State University, and then worked in public accounting with another firm for several years. Rick is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).


With extensive client service background in consulting, taxation, and accounting services, Rick is especially adept in satisfying the needs of emerging and small businesses by helping them use and understand the financial tools of their business. He has directed and managed complex business launches, mergers and acquisitions for small, medium and large-sized clients.

Rick works primarily with closely-held businesses, sharing specialized expertise in several sectors, including manufacturing, distribution, construction, real estate and professional practices.

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)

Leadership and Service

  • Member of the Summit County Social Services Board.
  • Member of the Board of Trustees for Project Ed Bear
  • Member of Kent State University’s Accounting Advisory Council
  • Member of Leadership Akron, Class 22

Who is Rick outside the office?

  • Rick resides in Akron with his wife, Teresa, and their three daughters.
  • He grew up in … Cuyahoga Falls.
  • Spends his time … with family.
  • Roots for … Revere Minutemen.
  • Favorite vacation spot ... Pawley’s Island, South Carolina.

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