Charles TalbertFLORENCE, SC – July 6, 2015 – WebsterRogers LLP Partner, Charles L. Talbert, III, CPA, CGMA has been elected to serve as the South Carolina Representative to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Governing Council.

Serving as WebsterRogers’ Manufacturing and Distribution Practice Leader, Mr. Talbert has extensive experience providing accounting, assurance, and business consulting services to various types of start-up and mature manufacturers, distributors, utilities, large governmental entities, not-for-profit organizations, and high net worth individuals.

Mr. Talbert has a track record of participation and leadership in associations in his profession including, AICPA, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, and South Carolina Association of CPAs. He launched his 25-year plus career after graduating summa cum laude from Wofford College, in Spartanburg, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting.

About the AICPA

As described on its website, www.aicpa.org, AICPA is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 400,000 members in 145 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments.