Richard Brauel has been practicing accounting and finance in Boston and in North Conway for over twenty years. He has a B.B.A., cum laude, and M.B.A., cum laude, from Ohio University. He was with the Boston office of Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) for seven years. His larger clients included Raytheon, City of Boston, insurance companies, not-for-profits and several towns, including the Town of Framingham. He was a leasing manager for five years with Raytheon Data Systems and did international contract negotiation.