Rich Miller

Assurance Director
Smith + Howard Advisory LLC

People - A company's most vital asset, regardless of size, is its employees. They embody its culture, principles, and successes.


Richard provides valuable guidance to ensure compliance and minimize risks for benefit plan clients, while also providing audit services for middle-market businesses across various industries.

Richard joined Smith + Howard in 2024 as a Director in the Assurance Group specializing in employee benefit plans. He brings almost two decades of experience in audits of employee retirement plans including 401(k), profit sharing, multi-employer, multiple employer, pooled employer, pension, and employee stock option plans.

He enjoys the nuances of analyzing all aspects of a plan and leverages those findings to help plan sponsors stay in compliance and gain confidence in their plan processes. Richard offers guidance to help plan sponsors and employers develop and maintain compliance procedures, prevent prohibited transactions, and minimize the risk of inspections by the Department of Labor (DOL) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

In addition to his expertise in employee benefit plan audits, Rich also offers audit, review, and compilation services for privately held mid-market companies across various industries such as distribution, retail, construction, real estate, and finance.


  • Atlanta, Georgia


  • The Citadel – Business Administration in Accounting


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Pension Education Council of Atlanta
  • American Society of Pension Professionals


  • Parkersburg, WV

Interests + Hobbies

  • Golf
  • Fishing
  • Spending time with his wife and kids

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