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The mission of the Rainmaker Companies is to drive holistic cultural shifts within professional firms that generate tangible results and deliver a clear path for sustainable growth. To that end, we’ve spent decades searching for the best talent and evolving proprietary offerings that continuously integrate new technologies and methodologies. Our approach has helped our clients bring in over $750 million in new business over the last 20 years. No matter the size of your firm, our team can help you develop the most successful “rainmakers” in the industry.


The Rainmaker Companies employ industry authorities with a common dedication to driving growth for organizations while delivering a Five-Star Client Experience®. Because our leaders have come up through the professional services trades, there’s a depth of understanding that can’t be found elsewhere. It shows in the results we help our clients achieve and the accolades our staff receives, including titles such as “Most Influential People in The Accounting Industry.” Meet the people responsible for our range of transformational products and services.




Revenue won by Top 100 accounting firms using Rainmaker principles


Top 100 accounting firms that are Rainmaker clients


Top 100 accounting firm professionals served by Rainmaker


Rainmaker Academy participants promoted to Partner


of practice growth innovation and industry leadership


  • “The Rainmaker Companies have been an integral part of our success. Their knowledge and understanding of our industry and of our company have made it so that we can bring the business to the next level.”

    Frank Rowella, Managing Partner

    Reynolds + Rowella

    “Their insight into the CPA profession has made an impact on how I practice, and more specifically, the growth I have experienced in gaining new clients and increasing my current client’s satisfaction with my services.”

    Hal (Buzz) Coons III, Partner

    Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C.

    “Since graduating from the Rainmaker program, I have been able to leverage the skills I learned to increase new business sales in consecutive years. In the fiscal year leading up to my promotion, I sold just under $200,000 in new business across several service lines.”

    Lance Drummond, Principal

    Clark Schaefer Hackett

  • “Through the Strategic Growth Advisor relationship, Rainmaker has been a tremendous resource to us by helping us focus our efforts on the deliverables that we wanted.”

    Terry Mitchell, Principal

    Jackson Thornton

    “Always responsive. Always professional. Their leadership & BD training are second to none. HCAA would not be where it is today without Rainmaker.”

    Jim White, Partner


    “I have been a part of various trainings focused on sales and business development. Probably the most focused, formal training I have received was The Rainmaker Academy. During the program, I was able to close the deal on over $800,000 worth of business.”

    Sandy Shoemaker, Partner


  • “Rainmaker has provided us with valuable tools and advice that help keep us moving in the right direction. They have helped us focus on our business strategy, build a growth plan that supports it, and implement our plan so we’re actively pursuing growth and change.”

    Gary Hawkins, Chairman of the Board

    HSMC Orizon

    “The Rainmaker group provides a valuable resource to the niche groups and I have gained many long-time friends and contacts in the same areas on concentrations as I specialize in.”

    Joel Ackerman, Tax Manager

    Richards, Witt & Charles, LLP

    “I can’t tell you how much this experience has meant to me. Hands down it has been the best training program I have ever participated in. Thank you for an outstanding experience. Clearly one of the best business investments I’ve ever made!”

    Bradford Hatchett, Partner