About RC Consulting CPA

“Exciting” may not be the first word that comes to mind when considering your accounting needs, but here at RC Consulting CPA, we aim to change that. To our qualified Scottsdale, AZ CPA firm, accounting is exciting and not just because we love crunching numbers. We view accounting differently than most – as an opportunity to join forces with small business owners just like you so that we can use our skills to help your business grow.

We listen to and get to know each client so that we can curate services that meet their immediate needs and lay a foundation for their future. As an experienced CPA firm, we know that situations can change quickly. When those changes occur, we’ll be here for you, whether you’re a business or an individual. We are excited to join you on the journey as you make strategic financial decisions for now and set long-term goals for future growth. Your growth is our growth, so we take your business personally, and we do it with personality.

Learn More about RC Consulting CPA

For quality accounting services from a team of experienced, solution-driven professionals who are ready to listen to you, call us at 480-330-1101 now and request a consultation to get started.


CPA Russ offers more than twenty-five years of professional experience in public accounting. Before founding RC Consulting, LLC, he was a partner in a local CPA firm in Minneapolis/St. Paul for almost twenty years working with clients on a local and national level in construction, real estate (management, development and investment), retail and wholesale companies, mortgage brokerage and loan companies, professional services and consulting, restaurants, assisted living and nursing homes, financing companies and various non-profit companies. He also gained valuable professional experience working for two national CPA firms and a large regional CPA firm. In addition, he has taught accounting and tax classes at the college level and provided part time assistance for client companies as controller/CFO.

Russ holds a CPA license in Arizona and Minnesota, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Winona State University and has done graduate course work at the University of Minnesota Master of Business Taxation Program. He has served large and small clients during his professional experience and therefore brings extensive knowledge, practical experience and a common sense approach to helping solve the needs of small businesses and individuals.

Real Estate Experience and Background

  • Analyzing real estate agreements ranging from $80,000 to $160,000,000; Partnerships and Joint Ventures
  • Forecasting and planning the tax benefits of owning real estate
  • Determine the fair market value of real estate to assist in the purchase and determine the rate of returns of ownership over the course of 1 year, 5 years and 10 year periods.
  • Understanding the tax codes associated with real estate ownership, passive loss rules, active participation, real estate professional status
  • Worked with the following real estate industries - single family housing, multifamily housing, raw land development, industrial buildings, commercial buildings, retail strip malls
  • Assisted in financing with market financing, HUD financing and private equity