About Us

About Our Firm

For over twenty years, Richard I. Montgomery, PC has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Richard I. Montgomery, PC's expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as governmental audits and nonprofit organization audits.

By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Montgomery & Hefley is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Fairfield. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Montgomery & Hefley receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Richard I. Montgomery, CPA

rmontgomery@rimpccpa.com (618) 842-2902

Richard earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign in May of 1983. He successfully completed the CPA exam in May 1983. After six years in public accounting and private industry, Richard opened a public accounting practice in Fairfield, Illinois. His areas of practice are described in the services section of this Web Site.

Matthew R. Hefley, CPA

mhefley@rimpccpa.com (618) 842-2902

Matt earned Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting & Economics/Finance from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri in May of 2009. He successfully completed the CPA exam in the fall of 2009. Matt worked as an intern at our office while home from college in 2007 & 2008 prior to becoming full time in June of 2009. His areas of practice are described in the services section of this Web Site.

Becky Tennant

btennant@rimpccpa.com (618) 842-2902

Becky Tennant joined our staff in August of 1993. Becky earned an associate in science degree from Illinois Eastern Community college. Her responsibilities include sales tax and income tax preparation, W-2 and 1099 preparation and processing payrolls. Becky offers assistance to clients who receive IRS or IDR notices. She maintains books for many clients in the QuickBooks Program and assists clients who keep their own books.

Angela Koontz

akoontz@rimpccpa.com (618) 842-2902

Angela has been a member of our staff since February 1999. She assists our personal tax clients with the filing of their individual tax returns and any tax notifications. She assists our business clients with the process of payrolls by check or direct deposit providing all necessary reports and prepares payroll quarterly forms. She handles bookkeeping responsibilities for business clients with the QuickBooks program.

Lindsay Williams

lwilliams@rimpccpa.com (618) 842-2902

Lindsay earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana in May 2009. After almost two years in the public industry in the Evansville area, Lindsay joined our staff in February 2011. Her responsibilities include income tax preparation, payroll processing and bookkeeping.

Meredith Simpson

msimpson@rimpccpa.com (618) 842-2902