Industry Expertise Biotech, Manufacturing, Retail, Software

Education Southern Wesleyan University

Midlands Technical College
A.S. in Accounting

Tim Benefield

Tim brings over 20 years of accounting and advisory experience to WilliamsMarston. Prior to WilliamsMarston, Tim was a Senior Consultant at Paradigm Advisory, LLC, a boutique advisory firm that provides complex accounting advisory solutions to middle market companies that are going through change, while also assisting with external audit support, carve-outs, technical accounting, IPO readiness, transaction due diligence and other challenges commonly encountered in the ripples of a transaction. While at Paradigm Advisory, Tim advised clients on a variety of complex matters in multiple business sectors and industries, including software, biotech, manufacturing and retail.

Prior to Paradigm Advisory, Tim worked for eight years as the Senior Director of Finance and Accounting at BlueCross BlueShield of SC, leading a team of accounting professionals in all areas of finance, accounting and financial reporting. Prior to BlueCross, Tim held various roles, including Controller, Financial Reporting Manager and Senior Manager of Accounting at both private and public companies. Tim’s areas of expertise include forensic accounting, financial reporting, and process improvements, including extensive ERP implementation experience and multiple implementations of Sarbanes Oxley compliance.

Tim holds a Bachelor of Science from Southern Wesleyan University and an Associates degree in Accounting from Midlands Technical College.