Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors is pleased to announce that Kevin Bowyer, CPA, CITP, CISA, CDPSE, Managing Member of the Destin office, was named as Destin Chamber of Commerce’s Business Person of the Month on August 13. The award is presented directly from the Chamber’s Board of Directors and it honors a Destin-area businessperson who shows vision for his or her business and leadership in the Destin community.
“One of the amazing things about Kevin is that he’s been with the same company his entire professional career,” explained Destin Chamber of Commerce’s president and CEO Shane Moody, CCE, FCCP. “That doesn’t happen these days. But I think that loyalty has led to his success. He’s touched so many different organizations and businesses in this community in a positive way. He’s well known and well respected. And that always bodes well for business success.”
Kevin was chosen because of his leadership abilities and the fact that he is always ready and willing to help many different causes and efforts in the community. He is a Member in the Firm’s Audit Division and has more than 31 years of experience in public accounting. As a certified public accountant, his work focuses on planning, supervising and conducting audits of companies in a variety of industries. He also has extensive experience in consulting and performing audits in the areas of IT Risk Management, System and Organization Control engagements and internal control evaluations. Kevin is also a member of the Risk and Controls Division of Corporate Advisory Services. He lives in Destin with his wife and three children.
In addition to his work as a CPA in Destin at the Firm, Kevin is also highly involved in the local community. He is the past president of the Destin Rotary Club and the Chairman of the Scholarship Foundation. He is a Past Chairman of the Destin Chamber of Commerce.
“It was an honor to be chosen as Destin Chamber’s Business Person of the Month,” said Bowyer. “I have lived in Destin for a long time and I enjoy doing things that help impact my community for the better and the Destin Chamber is the best advocate for the business community. Receiving this award is an honor, and I hope to continue being a positive influence on the Destin community for as long as I can.”