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About Us


For years, R.J. Mains & Associates, Inc. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. R.J. Mains & Associates, Inc.'s expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

R.J. Mains & Associates, Inc. is one of the leading firms in and throughout Tipp City. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. R.J. Mains & Associates, Inc. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Tipp City's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Tipp City. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose R.J. Mains & Associates, Inc. receive competent and timely advice.

Our desire is to provide sound advice in a changing world.

Rapidly changing technology and the Internet have given rise to exciting new opportunities for financial success. To take advantage of these changes, clients often need someone to guide them through the process.

Careful planning is the key to successful change. We are committed to helping you take advantage of these exciting opportunities.

Our Team

Richard F. Mains, Sr., CPA

In 1970, Richard F. (Rick Sr.) Mains joined the firm on a part time basis while attending Wright State University. After obtaining his degree in accounting in December of 1973, Rick became a full time employee of the firm. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants. He became a partner with his father in the firm in 1977. Rick assumed control of the firm in 1979 after his father’s death.

Rick has served as president of the Chamber of Commerce, the Jaycees, the Rotary and the Tipp City Mum Festival. He also served as vice-president of the Tipp City Exempted Village Schools Board of Education. Rick also served as a board member and treasurer of the 12 county Ohio Area Agency on Aging. 937-667-2484

Richard F. Mains, Jr., CPA

Richard F. (Rick Jr.) Mains, Jr. is the fourth generation to join the firm. He graduated from The Ohio State University in December 1995. He took the CPA examination in May of 1996 and passed all four parts on his first attempt. This is a rare accomplishment among accountants.

Rick has served as a director for the Tipp City Area Chamber of Commerce and has also served as treasurer for the Tipp City Rotary. He was as a member of city council for the municipality of Tipp City. 

Hazel L. Mains, Firm Administrator