Richard T Veltre CPA.CITP, MBA
Harbour Rock is led by its founder, Richard T. Veltre. Mr. Veltre has over 22 years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant and business advisor. His experience ranges from start-up companies to publicly traded partnerships.
Mr. Veltre started his career with Price Waterhouse, one of the largest accounting and auditing firms in the world. He gained experience in accounting, auditing, tax consulting and business management and was often called upon to engage in special projects because of his versatility. Such special projects included divestitures, subsidiary carve outs and restructurings, earnings and profits calculations, and other special analyses.
Upon leaving Price Waterhouse, Mr. Veltre spent several years working at regional accounting firms bringing his big-firm experience to expanding practices. He organized one firm’s tax department, creating specialists in particular tax areas, expanding its online research libraries, and launching its first website. He added specialized forensic projects like cost segregation studies to his normal client responsibilities and was frequently requested to assist with difficult negotiations like tax audits and offers in compromise.
Mr. Veltre has been involved in entrepreneurial ventures since 1994. He started a full-time accounting firm in 2003 and a consulting firm in 2005. In 2009, he combined those separate companies into Harbour Rock with the intention of specializing in business management advisory services. He continues to use his versatility to serve clients in many industries. Most recently he has been engaged in projects in international satellite telecommunications, warehousing and distribution of chemicals and plastic materials, construction, property management, and electronic security systems. Specific projects have included implementing foreign currency hedging programs, improving financial processes and procedures, analyzing cost structures, budgeting and forecasting, and launching new accounting systems, including SAP.
Mr. Veltre has a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. He was recently awarded the Certified in Information Technology Professional designation, which recognizes long-term proficiency in dealing with financial systems and information.
Mr. Veltre lives in New Jersey with his wife and two children. He plays golf and loves to travel.