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Richard (Rick) Conway


Retired Partner

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(320) 214-2911

Practice Emphasis

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA)


  • Certified Public Accountant

About Rick

Richard Conway is one of the founding partners of CDS with over forty-nine years of experience in public accounting. After Rick's retirement from the CDS partnership in 2019, he continues to remain a trusted advisor to our clients on a limited basis. He is a graduate of St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, MN. Rick specializes in working with business owners, management personnel and individuals on financial, tax, and managerial issues within a rapidly changing business environment. His experience in financial and managerial areas helps him to provide input on the establishment and implementation of short-term and long-term goals for his clients.

Community Involvement

  • Trustee of his Local Church and serves on the Administrative Council
  • Past Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Board Member
  • Past Kandiyohi County’s CEO Program Board Member
  • Past president of the Willmar Rotary Club
  • Past Rice Hospital Board Board Member
  • Past Willmar Municipal Utilities Board Member

"I couldn't ever begin to imagine how it could be any better than this."

—Rick Conway

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