Hall of Fame

Troy Waugh, CPA, MBA

2015 Inductee

Troy Waugh, CPA, MBA

As Chairman , Troy is a consultant and visionary for The Rainmaker Companies. He brings creativity, passion and vast experience to the organization and to select Rainmaker clients, helping shape the company to carry out its mission to transform the lives of accountants. Troy helps our talented team of dedicated professionals, nurturing the same kind of professional development and growth internally that The Rainmaker Companies seeks to bring its clients nationwide.

An industry thought leader and business consultant, Troy is author of three books for accounting professionals (each widely acclaimed and translated to Chinese, German and Spanish) and has been selected as “one of the 100 Most Influential People in the Accounting Profession” for eight consecutive years by Accounting Today Magazine. Together with his team of experienced consultants, Troy has helped firms add more than $1 billion in new business through The Rainmaker Companies’ consulting, training and alliance services.

Prior to his current career path, Troy served several of the largest clients of PwC as an audit manager. He became CEO of Advantage Companies, Inc, an SEC registered company. During his years with Advantage, Troy guided a complete repositioning of the company’s focus from the hotel business into magazine publishing. During this period, Troy negotiated over 40 acquisitions or divestitures of businesses. Later, Troy became a Senior Vice President with Jacques Miller, Inc., a real estate investment firm.

He is a member of the National Speakers Association, The American Institute of CPAs and The Tennessee Society of CPAs

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