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Byron Shinn, CPA

Managing Partner

Project Description

Byron Shinn founded Shinn & Co in 1993 to create an accounting firm dedicated to serving its clients with integrity and “big picture” views. His entrepreneurial spirit and atypical approach has made waves and he has become a highly sought-after advisor for like-minded business people in the Gulf Coast of Florida region. A Certified Public Accountant since 1981, Byron has extensive experience and expertise in the areas of strategic business planning and consulting, tax planning (including tax structure), estate and family planning Partnerships and S Corporations.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • University of South Florida System
  • Board of Trustees, System

    Board Chairman, Sarasota Manatee Campus

  • Chair, Research Innovation & Job Creation Workgroup
  • Florida State Board of Accountancy – Probable Cause Panel
  • Board Member, Friends of the Florida Maritime Museum, Inc.
  • Board of Trustees, Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation
  • Vice Chair, Tampa Bay Partnership
  • Board of Trustees, Boys & Girls Club Foundation
  • Member, Governmental Issues Council, Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
  • Chairman, FICPA Federal Tax Committee
  • Chairman of Subcommittee on Tax Identity Theft
  • Past Board of Trustees, Past Board Member, Child Protection Center
  • Past Chairman, Florida State Board of Accountancy
  • Past Chairman, Manatee County Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Member, NASBA Ethics Committee
  • Past President and Past Board Member, Bradenton Kiwanis


Founder and Managing Partner

P: 941.747.0500
F: 941.746.0202
1001 3rd Ave. W Suite 500 Bradenton, FL 34205

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Designations and Certifications

Certified Public Accountant

Areas of Special Emphasis

Agribusiness, multi-generational family business, high-net worth individuals, and strategic tax planning


B.A. University of South Florida
A.A. Manatee Junior College

Achievements & Honors:

2011 Palmetto Youth Center Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award
2010 Spoke to Congressional Small Business Committee on S Corporation Tax Issues
Recipient of University of South Florida’s President’s Award
Outstanding Alumni of USF

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