It’s no surprise to William N. Belvedere that the Latin root of “audit” is “I hear”. Bill approaches his work as a listener, asking questions rather than dictating answers. A people person by nature, Bill joined PWB in 2016 with thirty years of industry and public accounting experience, including audit, accounting, financial reporting and fraud examinations.
Bill is energized by direct interaction with his clients and knows how important service, creativity & responsiveness are to them. He has extensive experience with closely-held entities in diverse industries, public company and SEC reporting, litigation support and experience in guiding companies through mergers & acquisitions. He also serves as a tax liaison for clients. Industries Bill has served include manufacturing, construction & lumber, software, mortgage bankers (HUD & FHA), restaurant & entertainment enterprises, nursery operations, franchisors & franchisees, real estate, distribution, and private country clubs.
A graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College, Bill is an active member in professional societies including the AICPA, MNCPA and the ACFE, as well as a mentor to students in the business & finance program at Gustavus Adolphus College. Bill also proudly serves community non-profit organizations as a board director and treasurer.
Bill was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN. He and his wife have two children and he is blessed to spend much of his free time with his active and healthy family. He is an avid sportsman who enjoys pond hockey, golf, running, mountain biking, camping, fishing & hunting. Bill considers his service on several charitable boards as one of his biggest accomplishments.
Favorite game? Chess.