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Rainmaker

A valuable employee, manager or subcontracted person who brings new business to a company.
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Rainmaker

Informal; a facilitator of a deal. The term especially applies to an employee whose sole duty is to bring in new business from wealthy clients. That is, the rainmaker meets with potential clients and convinces them to come to business with the rainmaker's company. See also: Finder's Fee.
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rainmaker

A brokerage firm employee who brings a wealthy client base to the business.
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