Our Locations
8334 S. Stony Island, Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Phone: (773) 731-1300
Fax: (773) 731-1301


343 N Schmidt Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Phone Number: (630) 679-9424
Fax Number: (630) 679-9432








Alyssia Lee

Alyssia Benford, CPA- Partner


Alyssia Benford is a co-founding partner of Benford Brown & Associates, LLC.  Alyssia has devoted a substantial portion of her career to providing audit, accounting, tax and consulting services to companies within many different industries, including the not-for-profit, government, and high-tech manufacturing industries. As a result, Alyssia has acquired several advanced skills such as internal controls auditing, payroll processing, large accounting systems installations, and individual and corporate taxation.

Alyssia is a licensed CPA in the State of Illinois. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Illinois CPA Society, and National Association of Black Accountants.  Alyssia also serves on the board of directors for several not-for-profit organizations including the United Way Programs and Allocations Committee, Bolingbrook Police Pension Board, Bolingbrook Chamber of Commerce (Treasurer), and Bolingbrook Rotary International (Treasurer). Alyssia accepted the award for 2005 Bolingbrook Entrepreneur of the Year on behalf of the Bolingbrook office.

Alyssia has worked as a senior auditor at Deloitte & Touche LLP and in various audit and management positions at Motorola, Inc.  While at Motorola, Inc. Alyssia served on the Regional Advisory Board and was a leader in the implementation of Motorola’s SAP payroll system.  She also has audited Motorola internal controls as well as implemented policies and procedures for Motorola’s operations.

Alyssia earned her Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Florida A&M University.