Doug Lewis

Doug is a Director at The Visionary Group and is one of Accounting Today’s Top 100 Most Influential “Ones to Watch”. He balances his focus between overseeing Visionary’s M&A department and bridging the gap between the existing and next-generation leadership inside accounting firms nationwide. He brings a unique viewpoint to the industry as a younger professional who is helping senior leadership navigate through complex changes in where firms are heading.

At the heart of his role is the facilitation and structuring of fair traditional and private equity M&A transactions for both sides in any deal. Most of his time is spent engaging primarily with Managing Partners, CEOs, and key leaders within CPA firms. He’s known for building strong relationships with industry leaders, fostering innovative approaches in M&A activities, and cultivating a network of trusted consultants and advisors.

You probably have seen Doug speak at an industry event or running a webinar as he is quickly becoming a requested speaker and facilitator across the accounting world. Before joining The Visionary Group, Doug held client-facing positions in professional sports and startup technology. There, he led diverse sales, marketing, and account management efforts catering to Fortune 500 and 1000 companies. Doug holds a Bachelor of Science from Illinois State University.