Richard Bailey, is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He enjoys teaching tax and financial accounting courses. This is where he feels the students gain valuable, relevant education for their futures in the accounting profession. Richard's interest in teaching comes from teaching an undergraduate accounting course while he was in graduate school. His professional work experience is in public accounting with the firms of KPMG and Peat Marwick.

Having grown up in Canada, Richard loves the outdoors, backpacking, fishing, and travel, especially to Alaska. He and his wife Sandra have four grown children and two grandchildren.