Byron Patrick, CEO Co-Founder, CPA, CITP, CGMA, CCA, MCSE
Byron graduated from Salisbury University in 1999, earning a Bachelor's of Science in Accounting.
He gained experience in both auditing and tax work at a local CPA firm in Annapolis, Maryland, as a staff accountant.
also supported many team members utilizing a remote access network, specifically a centralized Citrix network.
then moved to a regional CPA firm in Baltimore, and after just one year at the firm, transitioned from accounting staff to Director of Information Technology.
As Director, Byron facilitated the growth of remote work forces and offices, all while maintaining a centralized IT infrastructure and providing high level of support for all employees of the firm.
This design and implementation established his
team as an industry leader for the use of technology in CPA firms.
Byron's background as both a CPA
and a technologist allows him to close the gap
that typically exists between the needs of CPA firms and technology's ability to deliver the solutions.
is the Immediate Past-Chair of the Maryland Association of CPAs
(MACPA) as well as a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) council.
has also made frequent appearances at a variety of state and national CPA conferences as a speaker on technology in the industry.
is a multi-year recipient of CPA
Practice Advisor's "40 Under 40" Award as well as the SmartCEO 2014 Power Player Award for Accounting Professionals.
Simplified Innovations' CEO, Byron Patrick, gave a presentation on tech tips for the busy CPA at the 2015 E.D.G.E Conference (link to edg ...