Managing Partner Bootcamp Launches Three Cohort Groups


Coveted industry leadership event responds to demand Winding River Consulting is pleased to announce dates for its 10th, 11th, and 12th Managing Partner Bootcamp (MPB) cohort groups to be held in the fall of 2021.  “Interest in this intense, master leadership class has been off the charts as a result of the pandemic, which has…

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WRC Named to IPA ‘2020 Most Recommended Consultants’ List

IPA Top Consultant 2020

Winding River Consulting is proud to be named to Inside Public Accounting‘s list of the Most Recommended Consultants for 2020. The Most Recommended Consulting Companies are designated as those that received the highest share of responses to the 2020 IPA Practice Management Survey question: “Please name up to three consultants / companies your firm has…

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Toth joins Winding River Consulting

David M. Toth

WRC adds consultant to address growing client needs David M. Toth has joined Winding River Consulting, effective October 1. Toth will serve as a consultant with a focus in marketing and business development.  “With David’s understanding of our digital world, he brings a unique comprehension of how to close the gap between marketing dollars and…

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Time is Running Out for Planning for Uncertainty


The clock is ticking. Where is your firm headed? Part two of two.  I shared my thoughts on the first two webinars in Accounting Today’s “The Pandemic and The Profession” (“The virtual workplace” as the new normal and “The crisis in industry talent”) I did with Gary Boomer, Allan Koltin, and Daniel Hood here. We…

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How far out is the future of your firm?


Firms need to make tough decisions today about how to move forward tomorrow Part one of two.  Gary Boomer, Allan Koltin, and I have worked together for more than twenty years. We have seen many changes, both good and bad, in the accounting industry in that time. So when Accounting Today brought us together for…

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When Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Puzzle pieces

Effective communication is the difference between just saying something and saying something and getting it done Unengaged workers cost the U.S. billions of dollars a year in lost productivity. According to a study by Gallup, only 50 percent of employees know what their employer’s expectations are. The Gallup report claims that the number of employees…

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Growing From $225K to $100M By Focusing on Execution with Gary Shamis

Gary Shamis

Gary Shamis talks to Hugh Duffy about why execution is harder than strategy, how developing niches can include both services and industries, and why scooping up talent when you find them is critical to success. Access the Build Your Firm Accounting Marketing Doesn’t Suck podcast here: or via iTunes here: Strategy is not…

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MPB Goes Global

Managing Partner Bootcamp (MPB) is adding Amsterdam to its roster of locations this spring! The additional location results from the increased interest of firm leaders in Europe; several of whom who have flown to the U.S. to participate in the program.  MPB is a comprehensive development program for professional service firm leaders including incoming managing…

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