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








Timothy Watson

Timothy S. Watson, CPA- Partner



Tim is a partner at Benford Brown & Associates, LLC. He has devoted a substantial portion of his career to serving the needs of not-for-profit organizations and government agencies. Tim has extensive experience in financial, compliance, and single audits in accordance with OMB Circular A-133. He has also planned and performed various financial and compliance audits and agreed-upon procedures engagements for different not-for-profit organizations and government entities for more than 17 years. Tim has acquired advanced skills such as not-for-profit accounting and auditing, single audits in accordance with OMB Circular A-133, community colleges, student financial aid, state-funded grant programs, internal controls review and analysis, accounting software implementation and training (particularly QuickBooks), and corporate and individual taxation. He also performs peer reviews of small and medium-sized CPA firms with similar types of practices as BB&A.

Tim is a licensed CPA in the State of Illinois. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Illinois CPA Society, Institute of Internal Auditors, and has served on the Board of Directors for the Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants including as Treasurer. Tim currently serves on the Peer Review Acceptance Committee of the Illinois CPA Society. Tim has also served as an adjunct instructor for the Nonprofit Financial Center.

Tim has previously worked in various supervisory positions for Ernst & Young LLP; KPMG LLP; and staff positions for Washington, Pittman, and McKeever, LLC; Deloitte & Touche LLP; and Watson Rice LLP. He has also worked in the internal audit departments of Ameritech Corporation, Aon Corporation, and Illinois Tool Works, Inc.
Tim earned his B.S. in Accountancy from Florida A&M University