George D Forsythe CPA, CGMA

Managing Partner, WellsColeman

George Forsythe serves as the Managing Partner of WellsColeman as well as a seasoned consulting to small businesses and their owners. George's true passion is inspiring small business leaders to achieve extraordinary results through strategic coaching and consulting. This is exemplified by his expertise in succession planning, mergers and acquisitions. With over 25 years of experience, George serves on the executive committee for the firm's governance with a focus on continuous improvement for the firm and its leaders. Additionally, he oversees the firm's information technology needs and consults with clients regarding their systems.

Professional and community affiliations: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member and previous Co-Chair of the Practitioners Symposium and Tech+ Committee; Current Chair of Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA), previous Chair of Leadership Metro Richmond, Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), QuickBooks Professional Advisors Program, member. In addition, George was named Super CPA for Young CPAs by Virginia Business in 2006, Super CPA for Small Business by Virginia Business in 2010, 2011, 2012.

He is a graduate of Mary Washington College, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; University of Virginia, Master of Science in Management Information Systems, Leadership Metro Richmond, Leadership Quest, 2010. When not in the office, you can find George golfing, hiking, fishing, barbecuing or simply spending time with his wife and two sons.