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William L. Byrd

William L. Byrd, CPA, CMA, CGMA,  MBA

Welcome to William Levan Byrd, CPA, PC. We are a professional services corporation licensed in the State of South Carolina (Lic # AFI 1024), State of North Carolina, State of Maryland (Lic # 40259), Commonwealth of Virginia, and District of Columbia (Lic # 903667). We provide professional accounting, auditing, taxation, financial planning, and small business consulting services to individuals, non-profit organizations and small business corporations for over 25 years.

Client satisfaction is our measure of SUCCESS! The firm is a QuickBooks Pro Advisor PowerChurch Reseller.

William Levan Byrd is the sole practitioner/Managing Consultant of this firm. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and has earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Accounting with distinction from Regent's University (formerly Augusta State University). He has also completed further studies in taxation at New York University (School of Law). He is a former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Agent trained as an Employee Plans/Exempt Organizations Specialist.

Professionally, he is a member of the following organizations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    • Joint Trial Board
    • Private Companies Practice Section
    • Non-Profit Organization Section
  • South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (SCACPA)
    • Leadership Council
    • Taxation Committee
  • Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA)
  • National Black MBA Association, Inc. (NBMBAA) Life-time member
  • National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors (NAIFA)
  • National Association Black Accountants (NABA) Life-time member
  • Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce


Previous honors and awards have included being selected an Outstanding Young Man of America (1985) and Who's Who in the Southeast (1991). He has been active with the following programs; (1) Urban League's Black Executive Exchange Program (BEEP) - Visiting Professor, (2) Junior Achievement's Project Business Teacher, and (3) INROADS - Mentor and Facilitator. He is a member of the Executive Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc.  He is a life-time member of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. and NAACP. He is also former Chairman of the Minority Issues Committee of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants and a former member of the AICPA's Minority Initiatives Committee. He is a former President of the Richmond Chapter of the National Black MBA Association, Inc. He serves on the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Legal Services Corporation and chairs it Audit Committee.

Recently, Mr. Byrd was appointed by the Sumter County Legislative delegation unanimously to serve on the Sumter County School District Board of Trustees. He is also a Commissioner of the Sumter City Housing Authority.

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