Credentials/Awards

  • “Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting” – Accounting Today
  • “Top 25 Thought Leader” – CPA Practice Advisor
  • “40 Under 40” – CPA Practice Advisor
  • “Most Powerful Women in Accounting” – CPA Practice Advisor
  • “Women of Influence” – Nashville Business Journal

Professional Groups

  • New Horizons Thought Leader Group
  • Association of Accounting Marketing
  • Coalition of Professional Services Providers
  • CPA Consultants Alliance, founding member
  • Nashville Rotary Club, recruiting committee member
  • Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance
  • Music City Chapter, past president

Angie Grissom

President

Angie serves as President of The Rainmaker Companies. She advanced from her previous position as Director of Consulting, which she held for over ten years. Her role in the firm involves high-level strategy, thought leadership, consulting, and program and curriculum development. She transforms the lives of clients through innovation, goal setting, coaching, training, and accountability development.

Angie is consistently recognized as one of the most influential people in the accounting industry. She is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences and a regular contributor to publications. She was published in a national “Ask Angie” column for several years and is the “She” in Accounting Today’s column known as “He Said, She Said.” This column debates issues in the accounting industry ranging from leadership to generational differences. Her reputation and passion are renowned and she brings all this to her role at The Rainmaker Companies.

Prior to joining Rainmaker, Angie worked in organizational management, sales, and human resources. She earned her BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Pre-Law at Middle Tennessee State University and has completed master’s-level work with an MBA emphasis. She is married with two sons.

FUN FACTS

  • Clutter destroyer
  • Amateur photographer
  • Wants to write a book series on empowerment
  • Worked as a freelance makeup artist for Lancôme in college
  • Regular guest on NewsChannel 5’s “SCORE on Business