SR. Project Manager - Global Private Equity & M&A Services
Dee Byrd, CPP, PHR, SHRM-CP is an M&A Sr. Payroll Project Manager for Paytech Inc., and Owner of Pay Excellence a payroll consulting company. Ms. Byrd has over 25 years of Global Payroll Management experience and is the Past Region 1, Presidents Board of Advisors for the American Payroll Association(APA). She sits on APAs Automated Clearing House committee (and past chair), is a part of APAs Government Affairs Task Force, Pay-cards subcommittee, CHAMPS, Hotline Referral Committee, Global Payroll Sub Committee and is a contributing writer to APA publications as well as a published author of the Payroll Certification Guide. Ms. Byrd is the founder and past President of the Mat-Su Valley Chapter of the APA as well as the past President, Treasurer and Education Chair for the Northern Lights Alaska Chapter of the APA and is the current Social Media and Webmaster for the Sacramento Valley Chapter of the APA. Ms. Byrd has been an Alaska and California Certified Payroll Professional Study Group Instructor, and Chair of the Alaska Statewide Payroll Conference. Ms. Byrd has been a speaker for several years at the APAs annual conference Congress as well as a Statewide Speaker for local chapters in her Region. Ms. Byrd has represented the payroll profession by speaking to the US Congress in matters regarding multi-state payroll taxation issues and has been an advocate for Global education for the past 10 years. Ms. Byrd obtained her Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) Certification in 2001, her Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) in 2000 and her Leadership Certification Program (LCP) in 2010 and her PHR in 2007 and her SHRM-CP in 2014. Recognition awards from the APA as well as the 2008 Alaska Payroll Professional of the Year and the APA’s 2011 Payroll Women of the Year. Ms Byrd was named PayTech’s Consultant of the Year for 2016.