Principals
Richard M. Acheson, ESQ. CPA
President
Richard M. Acheson is both an attorney and a CPA licensed in California. Prior to joining BSI as a principal in 1976, he was a revenue agent with the Internal Revenue Service and a tax manager with Arthur Young & Company. He is a member of the California, Federal and American Bar Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Acheson is a founder and a continuing member of the ESOP Association and the National Center for Employee Ownership. He has been involved in business succession both as a consultant and recordkeeper since 1973, and writes and speaks on various aspects of ESOPs frequently.
Edgar D. Calove
General Manager
Edgar D. Calove is Systems Coordinator and General Manager of BSI. Mr. Calove has been with BSI for over 30 years. He has contributed his considerable talent for organization to virtually every department serving as Accountant, Controller, Systems Specialist, Plan Administrator and most recently, General Manager. In addition to overseeing the general operation of the Company, Mr. Calove has overseen the migration of BSIís proprietary ESOP administration and recordkeeping systems to a secure, fully integrated, web-based online system.