The expertise you need, the service you deserve, and the value you expect.

Led by Gary Shamis and David Toth, Winding River Consulting provides tailored, transformative solutions to issues confronted by firms operating in today’s uncertain climate.

Our team of skilled professionals focus on supporting firms striving to successfully identify and attain goals of growth, productivity, and profit. Looking to take your firm to the next level? 


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Driving Digital Demand


Your priorities are a moving target — somewhat confusing, often complicated, and always changing. Regardless of whether your firm is in a growth spurt or stall, seeking to startup or scale up, managing partners look to the experts for generative marketing communications, client service, and business development solutions

Winding River Consulting’s outsourced professionals are experts in the conception, implementation, and measurement of strategic services and customized projects that create tangible results to grow your firm. 

When harnessing the power of digital for your firm, there are three areas to focus on as part of any digital strategic framework.

  1. Driving Demand
  2. Fulfilling Demand
  3. Scaling Demand

Consulting & Advisory

Winding River keeps its finger on the pulse of the industry, from 35+ years of experience running firms and business to the 150+ community WRC has established within the accounting profession. Our team of accomplished professionals advises firms on management issues including:

  • Practice Management
  • Succession planning
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Strategic Growth
  • Digital Transformation
  • Partner and firm retreats
  • Culture & D.E.I.

Nobody better understands the challenges of an accounting firm leader.


Leadership Development

Conceived of and designed by Gary Shamis, MPB | Leadership Accelerated is a comprehensive opportunity to take your firm-management skills to an elite level and revolutionize the way you think and act in your leadership role.

Whether you are a seasoned managing partner or new to the role, your willingness to engage, learn, and grow will be a game changer for you and for your firm. Attendance is limited to an intimate group of participants engaging and interacting in a confidential setting.

In this game of high-stakes, don’t leave your results to chance. Change the way you make decisions by choosing to attend MPB. It’s not another practice management conference, it’s a ‘managing a practice seminar’ for managing partners wanting to gain competitive advantage and function at an elite level.