Wiley Harrison, President Business of Your Business, LLC
Provides not-for-profits, religious organizations and small businesses with the benefits of an in-house accounting department at a fraction of the cost. Based in White Plains.
Professional Path: Master’s in Business Administration (with a concentration in Accounting) from Columbia University. Six years in various internal and external auditing positions. Founded BYB in 1992.
Why Westchester: “The advantages are immense. Among them is the largely diverse and educated population, as well as the close proximity to New York City.”
Most Valuable Resources: “Being a member of The Business Council of Westchester provides us with enormous opportunities to network and generate business relationships. Additionally, giving back to the community through various board memberships and civic organizations aids in building relationships and future clientele.”
Lessons Learned: “Provide Bottom Line Value.” BYB is in constant pursuit of giving clients more time to focus on core business functions, while having greater confidence in financial details.
Secret to Success: “We genuinely care about our clients. When meeting with them, our position at the table is always ‘How best to get this done.’ Providing this type of profound service at competitive rates has helped tremendously in our success.”
Rewarding Moment: “When I was asked by County Executive Rob Astorino to be a part of his Executive Transition Team.”
What’s Next: “To open a satellite office in Manhattan.”