Rich Co-Founded The Atlantic Group back in 2006 with John Ricco. After spending 3 years in public accounting, Rich joined Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette’s Private Equity group. While there, he dedicated 8 years to help build and manage a division of 100+ accounting and finance professionals for a $25 billion+ private equity franchise. He then co-founded The Atlantic Group where he focuses on buy side and sell side accounting, finance & tax recruiting. Rich graduated with honors from the State University of New York at Oneonta with a BS degree in Economics & Accounting.
John Ricco, CPA is Co-Founder of The Atlantic Group. John is an experienced public accountant from KPMG where he was a key strategic member of KPMG’s New Media IPO team where he was responsible for leading several high profile .com IPO’s in the late 90’s. He launched his recruiting career in 2001 directly collaborating with Rich Scardina, and together they founded The Atlantic Group in 2006. John graduated from the State University of New York at Albany with a BS in Accounting.