Shawn Williamson has a BS in Accountancy from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Southern Illinois University. He graduated with high honors from both universities and has been a CPA since 1992. Shawn became a partner in a regional CPA firm with offices in Missouri and Illinois in 2001 and became the managing partner in 2011. He retired from that firm in 2022 and spent a year as a senior tax manager for Buckingham Strategic Wealth. During his 30+ year career, Shawn has signed approximately 20,000 tax returns, including individual, corporate, partnership, trust, and non-profit returns. In addition to tax preparation, he also supervised and reviewed over 200 financial statement audits annually for several years.
Shawn has had 75 tax and finance related articles published by Successful Farming Magazine, and he authored the book Big Success in Small Business. In 2021 Shawn was named “100 St. Louisans You Should Know to Succeed in Business” by St. Louis Small Business Monthly magazine. He enjoys writing, playing music and tennis, and travels as much as possible.