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Dick Briden

Tax Senior

Dick Briden has worked in the public accounting field for over 40 years! He began his career with a Big 8 firm, providing public accounting and auditing services to large publicly-traded corporations, including SEC compliance.

After 8 years in public accounting, Dick was recruited by a private corporation to serve as CFO and Controller. He established and ran Human Resources departments and served as Head of Operations for several companies specializing in distribution and manufacturing with revenues of $5-$200 million dollars. Dick works with start-up enterprises and the funding challenges associated with new entities, and works with medical practices involving all aspects of accounting. He is an experienced tax professional with extensive knowledge of S-Corps, Partnerships, and LLC’s.


  •  Corporate Strategic Planning
  •  Human Resources Consulting, Risk Management
  •  Small Business Tax Accounting
  •  Employee Compensation Analysis
  •  Cost Accounting


Lawrence University, Appleton, WI        B.A.  in Economics

Washington University, St. Louis, MO   M.B.A. with accounting emphasis



Dick and his wife are lifelong residents of the Twin Cities. They enjoys outdoor activities, especially golf! Dick loves reading good murder mystery novels, especially those by his favorite authors Vince Flynn and Nelson DeMille.

If I weren’t working here, I would: be a small business owner.

Most people don’t know that I: played varsity baseball in college.

Dick Has an Impressive Collection of Sweaters

HW & Associates, LLC
12301 Whitewater Drive
Suite 115
Minnetonka, MN 55343

Phone 952.939.0910
Fax 952.939.0980