Rick Gould

Managing Partner

Rick believes that breakthrough results are created via the merger of education, experience and expertise.


His passion for education is what fuels his 30+ year commitment to creation and administration of his annual “PR Agency Best Practices/Benchmarking Survey” and the reports that follow.

Rick has exhibited this passion for learning in his own career. Starting his own CPA firm in his twenties, Rick went on to get his MBA and law degree.

Rick Gould, CPA, J.D., managing partner of Gould+Partners, is the author of “The Ultimate PR Agency Financial Management Handbook: How to Manage By The Numbers for Breakthrough Profitability of 20% or Greater,” and “Doing It The Right Way: 13 Crucial Steps For A Successful PR Agency Merger Or Acquisition.”