Growing a Service Based Business and Expanding Your Expertise with Amy Boyd

Today’s guest is very cool and very fun, Amy (Amelia) Boyd, who has, together with her partners, grown an incredible business over the last twelve years. Amy, a CPA and an RPA, is the the Co-founder of the 5500 Tax Group Incorporated, a team of experienced professionals, specializing in Employee Benefit Tax Services.

Prior to co-founding her business, Amy was the Senior Manager with Ernst and Young’s Human Capital Practice and she served as the Practice Leader for Ernst and Young’s National Employee Benefit Compliance Practice. The very smart Miss Boyd has thirty years of Public Accounting experience, with fifteen years of specializing in Employee Benefits. She also has had extensive experience with Governmental Reporting and Compliance, Non Discrimination testing and Welfare Benefit Plan Analysis.

Amy is a graduate of the University Of Texas, Arlington, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She also holds Certified Accountant licenses in both California and in Texas. She’s a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, an international foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and she serves on the board of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisers (NAIFA), where she recently invited Ursula to speak.

Amy is currently pursuing the designation of Certified Employee Benefits Specialist and she has received the Retirement Plans Associate RPA designation, within the CEBS Program. All of this means that Amy’s been really busy, while running her business!

So, if you have a business and you’re dealing with some of these challenges right now, Amy can certainly help you! You can email Amy at, or go to her website at, or you can even call her on 805 929 5881.