Gary Shamis assumed responsibility for his father’s accounting firm in 1981. Over the thirty-five years that followed, he took revenues from $225,000 to approaching $100 million and employees from a dozen to 600. He built the 37th largest independent accounting and consulting firm in the nation, before combining SS&G, Inc. with BDO USA, LLP in 2014.
Today, he is principal of Winding River Consulting, a business advisory services company.
In today’s episode, we discuss:
- Strategies vs. execution in growing to $100MM, including niches and service offerings
- Hiring and retaining top talent
- Creating a culture that resonates with your workforce, including working virtually
- Developing ancillary supporting business and service offerings
To learn more about the Staying Power Collective, a group for aspiring and current virtual firm owners on a mission to grow their firms, visit https://www.stayingpowercollective.com/
To read the show notes, guest contact information, and impactful quotes, visit