Kathryn Byrne


Partner, Mazars

Kathryn Byrne has more than 25 years of experience in providing accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services to domestic and foreign corporations. She specializes in the audit of owner-managed businesses and public companies.

Byrne was the former North American Chair of Praxity, a unique global alliance of independent accounting firms with offices in 65 countries, and is a member of its Membership Committee. She is also a member of the Group Governance Council of Mazars Group.

Byrne is a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania and New York. She is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Byrne is a member of the Board of Directors of Signature Bank and member and former chair of the Examination Committee. She is also a member of the Women’s Corporate Directors group and the James Madison University College of Business Board of Advisors. In addition, Byrne is deputy chair of IFAC Compliance Advisory Panel and a member of the Irish American Business Chamber and Network (IABCN) and the French American Chamber of Commerce. In June 2013, Byrne participated in a panel discussion on cyber technology at the Bank Audit Committee Conference.

Byrne completed her undergraduate studies at James Madison University, earning a B.B.A. in accounting and finance. She is a 2014 graduate of the Mazars EMBA Program.

Kathryn is a member of the College of Business Board of Advisors.

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