Bill Reeb, CPA, CITP, CGMA
Bill has been consulting for three decades to all sizes of businesses, from Mom and Pop operations to Fortune 100 companies, primarily in the areas of organizational structure and processes, governance, automation, and revenue generation. He decided to add the credentials of CPA behind his advisory work and became a CPA in 1986. Prior to his life as a CPA, he worked for IBM in sales back in the late 70’s. As an entrepreneur, Bill has founded seven small businesses, he had two ladies clothing stores, one retail computer software store, a software development firm, a CPA firm and his current management consulting firm – Succession Institute, LLC.
As an award-winning public speaker, Bill lectures throughout the U.S. and Canada to thousands of executives and CPAs each year. In addition, he has been featured on numerous video-taped and live television programs.
As an award-winning author, Bill is internationally published with hundreds of articles and columns to his credit. He currently authors a bi-monthly column called “In the Bill-iverse” which is distributed by over 14 State CPA Societies as part of their Practice Management e-newsletter.
Besides being published by various magazines, journals and newspapers, Bill and his partner, Dom Cingoranelli, have co-authored two books on Succession titled, Securing the Future: Building Your Firm’s Succession Plan with its companion field guide called, Securing the Future: Implementing Your Firm’s Succession Plan. He and his partner also co-authored the Succession Resource Center website materials for PCPS in 2008 and the fourth edition of their consulting book called, Becoming a Trusted Business Advisor, How to Add Value, Improve Client Loyalty, and Increase Profits. Finally, Bill’s newest book is titled, The Overachiever’s Guide to Getting Unstuck: Replan, Reprioritize, Reaffirm. All of their books have been published by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (the AICPA).
Bill is an active volunteer within his profession, having served in many leadership roles in both the State and National organizations. On the national level, he is a past member of the AICPA Board of Directors, past and current member of AICPA Council, and past Commissioner on the AICPA’s National Accreditation Commission.
Bill has been honored by being named as a CPA Ambassador, was presented the Pathfinder Award and served as the Texas Vision Delegate. Accounting Today has recognized his efforts by listing him as one of the Top 100 Most Influential CPAs, CPA Magazine has named him as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Practitioners, and Inside Public Accounting has listed him as one of the top 10 most recommended CPA firm consultants.
Finally, Bill enjoys a number of hobbies. He is an avid golfer, skier, and enjoys hiking. He spends the majority of his free time as an instructor teaching (as well as continually learning) six different styles of martial arts.
William (Bill) Reeb, CPA, CITP, CGMA, Chief Executive Officer
Succession Institute, LLC
2603 Pearce Road
Austin, Texas 78730
Phone: (512) 338-1006, ext 102
Fax: (512) 338-1023