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Galileo Hunt is a full-service Employee Retention Tax Credit Experts firm licensed in CA. All our CPA's hold valid CA State CPA Certificates.

Meet Our Staff:

Meet Our Team Galileo Hunt, Employee Retention Tax Credit Experts

Richard J. Kossler, CPA, MBT

Partner

Richard Kossler is a senior finance professional with 20 years of experience in the investment and fund management business. He specializes in helping clients navigate financial, operational, and regulatory matters in order to maximize financial performance and mitigate business risk. 

Richard spent 17 years performing robust risk-based analytical and quantitative reviews for a $205 billion asset management company which included consolidated financial statements and disclosures, management’s discussion and analysis, and monthly internal financials.

Recently, he was the consulting CFO and managed the day-to-day financial functions for a start-up with $150MM of revenue including accounting, reporting, budgeting, and forecasting. 

Currently, he is the consulting CFO for one of the largest seafood procurement and distribution companies in the country.

Education:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
    • Masters in Tax, Tax Law/Taxation, Accounting and Finance
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
    • B.A., Accounting

Meet Our Team Galileo Hunt, Employee Retention Tax Credit Experts

Ash Durant, BBA

Partner

Ash Durant is a senior business professional with 15 years of experience in helping organizations from start-up to scale-upHe specializes in helping small businesses structure operational processes and procedures in order to maximize performance. 


Ash spent 10 years developing and implementing operational approaches that streamlined key strategic processes and workflows for all departments including customer service, marketing, information technology, sales, order processing, accounting, and systems integration. He has developed and led teams of over 200 people. 


He lives by the quote coined by Peter Drucker, "If you can't manage it, you can't manage it.". 

Education:

  • LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY
    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Management and Operations, Accounting

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