Guiding today's firms to prosperous tomorrows.

Making a measurable impact on accounting & advisory firms across the globe.

Modern accounting firms are standing at the threshold. Stagnate or charge into the future focused on growth.
Winding River Consulting specializes in propelling firms forward, offering strategic insights, process optimization, and leadership development. With their expertise, firms can embrace change, seize opportunities, and achieve sustained growth.

Our Clients

Our Metrics


Top 200 Firms we work with


In transactional M&A deals


Average client year-over-year growth

Insight you need. Experience you trust.

We are a powerhouse of professionals, brought together from diverse areas of expertise under one common mission: to drive firms forward to growth. With a perfect blend of firm forgers, marketing maestros, tech gurus, and innovation virtuosos, we stand ready to conquer any challenge that comes your way.

Our chemistry is real and our results are impressive. We change people, cultures, and expectations.

Managing Partner Bootcamp - Enrolling for 2024

Gary’s model for growth has been replicated with success, time and again. Having been a firm managing partner himself, he understands what it takes for leaders to sustain viability during volatility and come out on the other side thriving. Join his elite, intensive course designed only for those leaders willing to reexamine the prototypical accounting firm model and set new precedents for success.

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Upcoming Events

Winning Ways

2024 Dates Coming Soon

Chicago, IL

MPB | Leadership Accelerated Cohort 17

May 20 - 22, 2024


October 21 - 23, 2024

Digital Deep Dive Summit

April 3-4, 2024 | Atlanta, GA

Designed for Growth Leaders and Marketers

Our Concepts


Culture and Offshoring: Beyond the Transactional 

Offshoring in accounting firms is becoming more and more prevalent, moving beyond solely transactional relationships. Learn key strategies to integrate offshored talent culturally and strategically for sustainable success.

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How Much Does Inbound Marketing Cost in 2024? [Comprehensive Guide]

Let’s take a look at inbound marketing costs for 2024. Dive into our expert analysis on budgeting for SEO, content creation, social media, and more, and learn how to craft a cost-effective marketing strategy that maximizes ROI in today’s dynamic digital world.

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Bringing Intentionality to Culture: Adams Brown Managing Partner Ben Wilson on Pairing Culture and Growth

In a recent conversation, David Toth, Chief Growth Officer of Winding River Consulting, sat down with Ben Wilson, Managing Partner and CEO of Adams Brown and MPB | Leadership Accelerated alumni. Below is a summary of their conversation. 

Engineer your growth. Ensure your viability.

Winding River Consulting