Mr. Shinn is a partner in the Bradenton/Sarasota Region with over 42 years of public accounting experience. Byron leads and provides professional and responsive services in the areas of
internal audits, accounting, taxation and business consulting. Byron started Shinn & Co. in 1993 and merged into CRI in 2018. Prior to starting Shinn & Co, Byron worked for both local CPA firms as well as Arthur Andersen. His involvement in the profession at the national level includes Vice Chair of the AICPA
Tax Practice and Procedures Committee which works with the professions interface with the IRS. Byron has also testified to Congress regarding the Taxpayer First Act of 2019 in front of the Ways and Means Committee and for S Corporation revisions in front of the Small Business Committee.
Byron is very active with the Florida Board of Accountancy, having held positions as a member of the Probable Cause Panel (15 years) and Chair of the Board. Byron was recently on the Board of Trustees for the University of South Florida and is a board member of the Sarasota Economic Development Council
and Bradenton Area EDC. Prior involvement has included past Chairman of the Florida Board of Accountancy, President of the Manatee Chamber, Past President of Kiwanis Club of Bradenton and its Foundation, Past Board Member of United Way of Manatee County, just to name a few.
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