William (Bill) Seymour
Bill

Name:
Position:
  • Partner, Public Sector Practice Leader
Education:
  • BS from Towson University
Certifications:
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
Prior Big 4 Experience:
  • Arthur Andersen, LLP
Career Overview:

William Seymour is a partner at SB & Company, LLC (SBC) and has spent over 15 years in public accounting. Before joining SBC, Bill spent time at Arthur Andersen, LLP where he was a part of its Mid-Atlantic State and Local Government and Employee Benefit Plan Practices.

Bill has performed many audits for mid-sized to large multibillion-dollar entities and government entities. He focuses on SBC’s government, employee benefit plan and emerging growth clients. Bill is a GFOA certificate reviewer and is active in the industry attending many GFOA, MDGFOA, GFOA-PA, AICPA, and MACPA events. He has testified on proposed government accounting standards to GASB.

Additionally, Bill has taught at MDGFOA courses and is a frequent speaker on industry related topics. Bill is a member of the AICPA Government Quality Center Executive Team and a former member of its Employee Benefit Plan Quality Center Executive Team.

Goal for SBC in this Role:

My goal in the role as Partner in charge of our public sector is to develop a public sector practice as an alternative to traditional service models that provide knowledge and results in a customer focused and driven environment. We rely on our access to standard setters and common sense approach and the remembrance that we work for our clients and build our reputation on delivery. My goal as Employee Benefit Plan Practice Head is to expand the practice by providing knowledge to clients and solving their regulatory compliance needs.

Professional Activities:
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • AICPA State and Local Government Quality Center Executive Committee
  • Former member of the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Quality Center Executive Committee
  • Government Finance Officers Association
  • Government Finance Officers Association of Pennsylvania
  • Maryland Government Finance Officers Association – Trainer
  • GFOA Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting Reviewer