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About Us

Bishop Coaching & Consulting Group was founded on the principal that everyone has the potential to be great. It is our job to help you and your business grow and become what you dream of becoming. We believe that entrepreneurs and small business owners should focus on doing what they do best – serving their customers. Our experience in finance & accounting help you know that the numbers are being managed properly so you can turn your attention to where it needs to be. We have over 30 years of combined corporate finance experience ranging from simple bookkeeping to complex financial analytics.

Every business can only grow as much as its management’s ability allows. That’s why we have certified coaches and trainers ready to provide world-class materials and coaching programs that will help you and your leadership team grow. We bring leadership and management training to your team, including certified programs from leadership guru John Maxwell.

Our Mission

It is our mission to make business owners more effective and their businesses more successful by growing their leadership team’s abilities and providing world-class back-office finance support.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Business owners and managers should focus on what they do best to be the most effective.
  • Data is king. Business owners can’t truly maximize their business until they master their numbers.
  • Every person has within them the potential for tremendous success and effectiveness. They just need to learn how to remove the road blocks in the way - their limitations.
  • Successful and effective leaders grow their abilities intentionally - growth is a daily process.

About Rich Bishop

Rich Bishop started his career in the corporate finance world and has over 15 years of experience. He has worked in small, family-owned businesses as well as some of the largest corporations in the world. Throughout his experience, he has led streams on two large, multi-national SAP implementations. His analytical strengths include creating strong processes, budgeting/forecasting, complex modeling, and more. He has worked intimately with sales, marketing, engineering, and operations teams to understand what drives the business in order to create the financial analytics that will drive action.

Rich has always been passionate about leadership development and personal growth. It was as a teen that he was introduced to John Maxwell’s book, “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership”, and it changed the direction of his life. It is this passion for helping people reach their potential that is behind the founding of Bishop Coaching & Consulting Group.

Rich is a Founding Partner of the John Maxwell Team – an elite, world-wide group of coaches that were personally certified by the leadership guru, John Maxwell. He has a vast experience as a coach and trainer, working with management teams helping them learn the skills that they need in order to be more effective.

He graduated from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL with a bachelor’s degree in Business – Financial Management. He lives outside Tampa, Florida with his wife and partner, Carey, and their two girls.

About Carey Bishop

Carey Bishop has over 15 years of experience in corporate accounting and finance. She began her career as a staff accountant in the restaurant industry and quickly took on more responsibility over the years until she led the accounting team at a logistics company. She has managed accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, rent, and payroll.

Carey has a wide-range of industry experience including hospitality, healthcare, retail, and logistics. Her accounting systems experience includes Lawson and Quickbooks. Above all, she is passionate about accuracy. She thrives on knowing that the customer’s books are kept properly and then takes the time to help the management team understand what the numbers mean to their business.

She earned two business degrees from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL – one in Accounting and the other in Financial Management. She lives outside Tampa, Florida with her husband and partner, Rich, and their two girls.