UK Accounting Glossary
A rainmaker is an employee who generates a significant amount of new business for an enterprise. Typically, this term is used in the financial services context. A rainmaker may also be someone who creates a lot of business for him or herself. A rainmaker may be a lawyer who brings many clients to a law firm. A rainmaker may be a broker who signs up many new accounts for a brokerage firm. A rainmaker is also a person who can initiate progress, take a leadership role, and have the drive to succeed. As a rainmaker is a key person who continually brings in new, or enhances existing business, it is important for an entity to cultivate new generations of rainmakers.
The president has several rainmakers among his advisers.
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This glossary post was last updated: 6th February 2020.