Dick Gould, cpa

A Selfless Servant for Greene County

I have always lived by the motto "Service Above Self" and believe that government should serve the people. Serving the people of Greene County as their County Commissioner would be an honor.

Dick Gould, CPA

A Lifetime of Service

Dick Gould has a long and proud history of service to our community. Dick has spent most of his life in Greene County. After high school, he joined the Fairborn Police Department and served as an officer for 12 years. Dick worked both in uniform and as a plain clothes officer, including time as an undercover narcotics officer. Dick was instrumental in helping form Fairborn’s hostage negotiation team and was a recipient of the department’s Meritorious Service Award.

Experience and Expertise

While he was working as an officer, Dick earned his B.S. in Accounting Management from Park University and a Masters in Accounting from Miami University with a specialization in taxation. He passed the CPA exam and began working as a public accountant at KPMG, one of the world’s largest accounting firms, in the tax department.

Business Savvy Leadership

Dick earned his real estate sales license while working at KPMG. In 2004, he entered the real estate field as a full-time sales agent. In 2005, he opened his own real estate firm in Beavercreek while continuing to service a large number of tax clients. Dick owned and operated a successful, nationally franchised, real estate brokerage firm until he was appointed as Greene County Treasurer in 2011. He currently serves as a Senior Adjunct Instructor at Park University at WPAFB.

Dick Gould, CPA

Leading the Way

Dick Gould will develop more shared public services throughout Greene County. These services are an important and necessary part of every county. By sharing services, we can reduce the amount of taxes our residents pay and still have access to these benefits.

Dick Gould is a firm believer that we all must work together to achieve the best results for Greene County. That’s why he wants to work with the legislature to change the laws to allow more collaboration between entities.

Dick Gould has the experience Greene County needs. Dick has served on legislative committees for the County Treasurer's Association of Ohio and the Ohio Society of CPA’s. Now, Dick wants to use his know-how for the benefit of our community.

Dick Gould will promote greater strategic planning within Greene County and place an importance on financial planning to allow for more flexibility in lowering taxes. Dick will work to identify companies and bring them to Greene County to spur job growth.

Dick Gould was an early proponent of major roll backs of excessive real estate taxes. Dick would advocate for an even greater rollback in 2019.

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