United States

Bill Gorman

Chief Operating Officer

Areas of focus: Audit, Tax, Business Advisory, Operations


Bill Gorman was named RSM US LLP (RSM) chief operating officer in September 2015. As COO, he focuses on leading firm-wide strategy execution efforts and operational alignment to support RSM's strategic vision to be the first-choice advisor to middle market leaders. He serves on the firm's Leadership Team, leads the firm's Business Planning Committee and is the executive sponsor of several key change management strategies, including the Client and Prospect strategy, Strategy Dashboard process and Birdies Fore Love program, a charitable partnership with the Davis Love Foundation and The RSM Classic. He also leads a firm-wide change management framework that engages employees in strategy execution.

Gorman previously served as regional managing partner for the firm's Southeast region, was the partner-in-charge of the audit practice in the firm's Mid-Atlantic region and in 2010 became the audit practice managing partner for RSM US's East region. He was the partner-in-charge of audit and accounting for C. W. Amos & Company, a regional certified public accounting firm in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., when it merged with McGladrey & Pullen in 2000.

With more than 35 years of audit and business advisory experience, Gorman specializes in serving middle-market companies in the manufacturing, distribution, construction, services and non-profit industries. He has served clients with a variety of audit, tax and business advisory services, such as organizational restructuring, board development, asset divestiture, personnel assessment and counseling. He has created financial reporting systems, dashboards and management benchmarking processes for these organizations.

Gorman has served on various committees for the firm, including partner compensation, risk oversight, strategic planning and quality control. He was a member of the Mid-Atlantic leadership team and served as a member of the firm's Board of Directors.

In his community, Gorman has served as board member and board chair for various organizations, including Bon Secours Hospital and Bon Secours Health Systems, Inc., Maryvale Preparatory School, Sellinger Business School of Loyola University, Business School of Mount Saint Mary's University, and Baltimore Country Club.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Mount Saint Mary’s University


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