Jim Boomer will succeed his father L. Gary Boomer as CEO of Boomer Consulting, Inc., as part of a long-term succession plan that has been underway for the last seven years and includes several other big moves at the prominent accounting firm consultancy.

[IMGCAP(1)]Jim Boomer will lead the team with a newly appointed president, Sandra Wiley.  Rounding out the executive leadership team are Dustin Hostetler as chief innovation officer, and L. Gary Boomer as visionary & strategist.

“This shift in leadership represents the roles each of our leaders have played over the last several years and will allow Boomer Consulting to better focus on strategic growth,” said L. Gary Boomer, founder and former CEO of the company, in a statement.

L. Gary Boomer founded Boomer Consulting, Inc., and previously served as CEO and senior consultant. He is recognized in the accounting profession as a leading authority on technology and firm management. For more than 15 years, he has been named by Accounting Today as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Accounting.

“As visionary & strategist, I look forward to remaining actively engaged with Boomer Consulting, our partners, and clients, and transforming our profession forward,” said L. Gary Boomer.

Jim Boomer previously served as Boomer Consulting, Inc.’s Chief Information Officer and Senior Consultant. Jim is ranked by Accounting Today as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Accounting.

[IMGCAP(2)]“I am excited and honored to lead Boomer Consulting as the new CEO,” said Jim Boomer. “Together with Gary, we have built a strong and devoted team. We are well positioned for continued growth and ongoing dedication to the profession. We are grateful for Gary’s long-sighted leadership, and he will continue to be an invaluable resource as our visionary & strategist.”

Sandra Wiley previously served as chief operating officer and senior consultant. She is ranked by Accounting Today as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Accounting as a result of her prominent role as an industry expert on HR and training and management and strategic planning consultant. 

“We have collaboratively built our company with strong leadership, a superior team of professionals and a client base that is future focused,” said Wiley. “This is a time in our company’s history that I am beyond excited as we move forward.” 

Dustin Hostetler previously served as a shareholder and senior consultant for Boomer Consulting, Inc. He is the pioneer in applying the Lean Six Sigma concepts to public accounting firms. As a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with extensive experience working inside a large regional CPA firm, he has taken proven Lean techniques and tailored them to bring ground-breaking value to public accounting firms.

“I have the privilege of working with a great team here at Boomer Consulting,” said Hostetler. “We have a strong history of innovation and I’m looking forward to leading the innovation charge into our next phase of growth as a company. It’s a pleasure to work with the best firms in the country, and to see our strategies translate to amazing results for our clients.”

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