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Jim Boomer


Chief Executive Officer




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Jim Boomer is CEO of Boomer Consulting, Inc. and a trusted strategy consultant to accounting firms nationwide. Accounting Today called him a “thought leader who can help accountants create next-generation firms.” He leads many of the Boomer Circle peer groups to help members build a trusted network and the expertise to navigate opportunities and challenges.


Jim is a prolific writer and has been published in several print and online publications including The CPA Practice Advisor, Accounting Today and several state society publications.


His ability to turn abstract ideas into reliable solutions has earned him a place in Accounting Today’s Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting, CPA Practice Advisor's Top 25 Thought Leaders, and one of Inside Public Accounting Most Recommended Consultants. 


Awards and Recognitions


2012 - 2023 Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting

2009 - 2022 IPA Most Recommended Consultants
2008 - 2015 CPA Practice Advisor’s “40 Under 40”
CPA Practice Advisor’s Top 25 Thought Leaders
2015 - 2018 Chair of AICPA TECH+ Conference Steering Committee
AICPA TECH+ Conference Steering Committee
2016 AICPA IMTA Standing Ovation Recognition
2011 AICPA Leadership Academy
Graduate of the KSCPA’s "20 Under 40” Leadership Program
2011 - 2013 AICPA CITP Credential Committee
2018 Chair of KSCPA Board of Directors
2012 - 2014 and 2016 - 2018 KSCPA Board of Directors

2021-Present Chair of AICPA ENGAGE Conference



Jim Boomer is a highly practical thinker who is willing to try new ideas but is careful to count the cost ahead of time. Though he is an innovator who enjoys promoting alternatives, Jim reviews all relevant evidence and abides by established processes. His creativity and imagination permit him to turn abstract ideas into reliable solutions.


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Unique Abilities

Jim might rightly be categorized as a diplomat. He allows for and entertains different positions, paying close attention to what others say while offering his own point of view with kindness. He is a quick learner who is adept at simplifying complex issues to devise solutions and works to keep team members communicating effectively. Jim is also a business tactician with keen oversight of technology's impact on the company.




Jim holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Management Information Systems from Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas. He and his wife, Mary, live in Prairie Village, KS with their son, Miles, and daughter, Larren.

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