Charleston, S.C. – William H. Jarrard of Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, LLC, a Charleston-based accounting and business advisory firm, has been appointed to the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants’ Professional Relations Task Force and its Memberships and Benefits Committee. His term, which began on January 1, 2009, is for one year.

A certified public accountant and principal of Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, Jarrard has experience working with a “Big Four” accounting firm and with Fortune 500 level corporations. Prior to forming Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, Jarrard served as chief financial officer for Young Pecan Company, the world’s largest producer of pecans, and prior to that, he served as vice president and controller at Charleston-based Cameron & Barkley.

Jarrard, who earned his master’s degree in professional accountancy from Clemson University and his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of South Carolina, is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He has served on the finance committee for the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce and is a past recipient of the Charleston Regional Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 award.
Jarrard, Nowell & Russell, LLC, is a certified public accounting and business advisory firm based in Charleston, S.C., utilizing significant experience in corporate financial management and public accounting. The firm serves clients in the Lowcountry and throughout South Carolina, including Columbia and the Midlands. Drawing on extensive, executive-level financial management experience with international Fortune 500 corporations, the firm counsels business and individual clients with a comprehensive and strategic approach, placing emphasis on long-range financial goals and business planning. For more information, visit www.jnrcpas.com