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About Us

About Our Firm

Richard Black, CPA, PC is a full-service accounting firm specialized in helping small businesses and individuals meet their accounting, bookkeeping, tax, estate planning, and QuickBooks needs. By partnering with you, we are committed to providing high quality, accurate and personalized services for our client's growing requirements.

At Richard Black, CPA, PC, we understand the challenges small business owners are facing in today's current market. We take pride in designing personalized plans to make your job easier, giving you the tools to focus on what's really important: BUILDING YOUR FINANCIAL SUCCESS.

We now have two locations to better serve your needs. We have offices located in Farmington, Missouri and Tempe, Arizona.

We Strive for Client's Satisfaction, and won't offer anything below excellence.

Call us today, for a Free Consultation.

Our Team

Richard G. Black, CPA - Owner

Richard's experience extends to all areas of tax planning, research, strategic planning, and compliance for closely-held corporations, partnerships, and individuals. He works closely with business owners in connection with their personal and business planning. He carries a specialized knowledge of the real estate, restaurant industries, and retail industries.


Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Member, Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants

Board member for Raider Junior Football League in Bonne Terre, Missouri

Board member for Young Faith in Christ, Farmington, Missouri


Bachelor of Accountancy, Southeast Missouri State University


Rick enjoys spending time with his wife, two sons, daughter and granddaughter. He is actively involved in his Church and enjoys playing golf.

Richard G. Black, CPA


William J. L. Cagle - Senior Accountant

William has been working in the accounting industry since March of 2015. His skill set consists of processing payroll and payroll taxes; preparing both personal and business tax returns; filing monthly, quarterly, and annual sales tax returns; and keeping track of accounts payable and receivables. He plans to obtain his CPA and CMA licenses.


Bachelor of Accountancy - Central Methodist University.


William enjoys, spending time with his family, and friends, cooking meals, baking sweets, and expanding his mind with books.

William J. L. Cagle


Kevin W. Sansoucie - Staff Accountant

Kevin has been working in the accounting industry since the fall of 2018. His skill set consists of processing payroll, reconciling bank accounts, preparation, and processing of quarterly payroll taxes, preparation of financial statements, and the preparation of individual and business tax returns. After receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy from The University of Missouri St. Louis, he plans to obtain his CPA license.


Associate of Arts - Mineral Area College.


Kevin enjoys backpacking, fishing, kayaking, and spending time with family and friends.

Kevin W. Sansoucie


Barbara E. Powell - Staff Accountant

Barbara’s experience includes 5 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers where she did expense account audits of staff including partners within the firm, and scheduling staff working at client sites. She was then promoted to be over the Human Resource department. Her new position required her to maintain employee files and facilitating the orientation program for all the new employees hired. After moving from St. Louis to Farmington she worked for a local CPA firm for fourteen years before the opportunity to join Richard Black, CPA in 2014. Her duties include: administrative assistant to staff members, preparation of individual tax returns; and all payroll functions.


Member/Treasurer, Grace Church of the Heartland

Member/Treasurer, The Twenty Five Gardeners in Farmington


Attended Mineral Area College for Continued Education


Barbara enjoys; cooking, gardening, reading, traveling, and spending time with her three children, five grandchildren, and friends.

Barbara E. Powell


Matthew R. Black - Staff Accountant

Matthew has been working in the accounting industry since the fall of 2016. His skill set consists of processing payroll, reconciling of bank accounts, and preparation of client reports. He plans to obtain his CPA license after receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy from Southeast Missouri State University.


Associate of Applied Business - Mineral Area College.


Matthew enjoys fishing, camping, and spending time with his friends and family.

Matthew R. Black


  • Richard Black, CPA, PC
  • 1 N. Jackson, Suite 1
  • P.O. Box 211
  • Farmington, MO 63640
  • Telephone: (573) 756-6400
  • Fax: (866) 268-8129