2-Your browser does not support SVG

Rich Runde, CPA, CGMAPartner


With more than 30 years of experience in public and private accounting, Rich has a broad work history. He has collected experience as an audit associate, audit manager, senior manager and assurance director at a Top 5 public accounting firm, and as the chief executive officer (CEO) at a medium-sized communications organization. He was previously a partner with HK from 1994 to 2001, and returned as partner again in 2013.

Rich has experience with clients in a variety of industries including retail, wholesale, manufacturing, distribution, financial institutions, construction, service, software and nonprofit organizations.


Accounting; corporate and individual tax; and business management issues including cash management, business analysis, mergers and acquisitions, budgeting, financial reporting, and operational matters

Manufacturing practice team member

Education & credentials

B.A. in accounting, Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Professional affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA)
Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS)

Community involvement

American Red Cross of Dubuque, Past Advisory Board Member
Visiting Nurses Association of Dubuque, Chairman

Family life & hobbies

Rich and his wife, Wanda, have three daughters and a son. He enjoys golfing
and traveling.

How Can We Help?