Area of Focus
Federal tax

George Douvris

Area of Focus
Federal tax

About George

George Douvris is a tax partner at RSM US LLP with more than two decades of public accounting experience, including 14 years in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), helping clients buy, sell and structure transactions. He is RSM’s national business acquisition and sale advice practice leader and heads the firm’s M&A practice for the Great Lakes and Central regions.


George focuses on buy- and sell-side tax due diligence, tax structuring, deal advisory and tax technical analysis for companies and private equity groups. He has extensive experience working with C corporations, S corporations and partnerships across multiple industries including business and professional services, industrials and consumer products. Adept at communicating complex tax issues, he is the co-author of several articles and is a frequent speaker and panelist at industry events. 

As a former athlete who played soccer, baseball and basketball, George is all about teamwork. He is passionate about serving RSM’s clients and the firm by helping develop the next generation of top talent. His desire to pay it forward is fueled by his personal experience at RSM, which led him to become a career advisor to more than 10 colleagues while mentoring many more within the firm. 

George was instrumental in the launch of RSM’s culture, diversity and inclusion (CDI) initiative as part of its founding focus group and executive council. He attributes his strong networking ability to his involvement with CDI, and he also served on the firm’s employee network group  executive committee. George is a big advocate of work-life balance and prioritizes staying active as a means to achieve it.

Professional affiliations and designations

  • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • Bachelor of Science, accounting, DePaul University
  • Master of Science, taxation, DePaul University
Area of Focus
Federal tax