Main Number: 804-673-9075 | Toll Free: 866-881-7498

About Us

Thumbtack Pro SpotlightAnchor Accounting Services is a client-centered accounting firm in Richmond, VA that takes great pride in providing high quality accounting, tax services and financial management solutions to small businesses. We understand that as a business owner you want to do more than watch expenses and make sure your bookkeeping is up to date. For your business to attain financial stability and growth, you also need an insightful financial partner who really understands your challenges. We also offer income tax preparation for individuals. At Anchor Accounting Services, we'll get to know you and your business so together we can conquer any financial hurdles to increase profits.

Work with a Local Richmond, VA accounting firm

Your business is a part of the local community so your accountant should be too. At Anchor Accounting Services, our firm is large enough to deliver all the accounting services your business requires and small enough to value our relationship with each client. We urge you to request a consultation online now or reach out to us at 804-673-9075 to learn more.

Ryan Leggett - Chief Executive Officer

Ryan LeggettRyan's commitment to the development of highly ethical, well-educated financial advisors as well as providing a holistic, one of a kind experience for clients inspired him to found The Anchor Enterprise Group which includes Anchor Accounting Services. He currently holds his Life Health and Annuities licenses, Property & Casualty license, FINRA series 6, 63, 65, 7, & 24. Ryan is active in both NAIFA & GAMA. He earned the Frontline Leadership award in 2011 & Recruiting Specialist Award in 2011 & 2012 & 2013 from GAMA.

Vince Townsend - President

Vince TownsendVince Townsend comes to Anchor with over 35 years of experience within the Financial Services Industry. He has worked for several fortune companies including MetLife, American Express and N.Y. Life.

Vince came into the business in 1984 and quickly qualified for Presidents Club, Chairman's Council and MDRT multiple times. Vince was asked to join Anchor as President to oversee the further development and execution of all our channels. Vince will report directly to Ryan Leggett.

Vince has held multiple licenses and designations including his FINRA Series 7, 63, 65, 24. He holds the RFC designation.

Vince served in the Air Force and Air Force reserves from 1965 to 1970 as an Air Force medic and X-ray tech prior to meeting his wife Becky. Vince and Becky married for 49 years will be moving to Virginia from Austin Texas. They have 2 sons, Brandon and Garrett as well as 4 grandchildren and 2 wonderful dogs.

Vince enjoys cooking, hunting and firearms instructing as well as long range target shooting. Vince also enjoys golf, tennis, family, friends and outdoor living. He is looking forward to helping Anchor continue its growth and success.

David Echelberger - Chief Financial Officer

Sean LallyDavid Echelberger was born in Richmond, VA. He attended Douglas Freeman High School and then graduated from the Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. After graduation, David worked for a regional CPA firm where he studied for and passed the CPA examination and achieved the CPA designation. However, he no longer currently works as a CPA since he works mainly in the private industry.

David has worked in the private industry since 1981, including the tobacco and automotive industries. He owned his own business for 11 years before starting with the Anchor Accounting Group where he is now the Chief Financial Officer.

David worked for many years as a football coach for Tuckahoe Little League Football. He looks forward to his next trip to the Caribbean.


AńJou C. White, MSA - Director of Accounting

An'Jou JohnsonAńJou is a dedicated professional who takes her responsibilities seriously and looks out for the wellbeing of her clients in all respects. Having been trained and educated as an accountant, her commitment to assisting people and demonstration of her skills at keeping their financial records and preparing their taxes has been well proven over the years. She is also a financial services professional with more than 33 years in the insurance industry. AńJou’s goal is to provide families, individuals, and business owners with assistance in maintaining thorough and accurate records to ensure a smooth tax filing. Her skills, knowledge and experience are an asset to her and her clients.

AńJou grew up in Detroit, MI and relocated to Virginia from Indianapolis, IN. She earned an Accounting degree with honors from Virginia Union University and holds a Masters in Health Service Administration from Central Michigan University. She enjoys working within the community with her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha, where she is a life member. She also serves on the board and as a member of several nonprofits in the Greater Richmond area.

AńJou enjoys providing community service, racquetball, bowling, line dancing, exercising, and spending time with her family, especially her husband Thomas who is an Army Command Sergeant Major, son Tyler and grandson Amari.