James F. Joyner III
Jim has been a certified public accountant since 1981, and a valuation analyst for privately owned businesses since 1989. Since 2005, he has served as an independent trustee or financial advisor for almost 100 ESOPs.

Jim's professional experience includes auditing and tax services to closely-held businesses; third party administration services to qualified plans, including ESOPs; retirement plan and employee benefit plan consulting; independent ESOP trustee appointments; valuations and fairness opinions for business transactions under $100 million.

Jim graduated from Bob Jones University with a B.S. degree in Accounting. Through 2005, he was a partner with regional CPA firm, Dixon Hughes PLLC. Jim is currently a partner in the Joyner Burnette CPA Firm, Integra Benefits Consulting LLC, and Integra Valuation Consulting LLC, located in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

In addition to his licensure as a Certified Public Accountant, Jim is also Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), a Certified Pension Consultant (CPC), and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary Auditor® (AIFA®), Certified in Risk Management (CRM), Certified ESOP Administrator, and a Certified Patent Valuation Analyst (CPVA). He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the South Carolina Association of CPAs, the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries, and the ESOP Association, where he has served on the Fiduciary Committee and the Legislative and Regulatory Committee.

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