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Fostering Business, Commerce and Connections

In 2017, Jim Byard, Jr. formed Byard Associates, LLC. The strategic development consulting firm handles business development, economic development, and community development. Basically, Jim connects people and projects all across Alabama, and helps folks navigate bureaucracy. 


Jim's professional history gives him a unique perspective. Having served three terms as mayor of his hometown of Prattville, then almost seven years as Director of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA), coupled with service on the Boards of Directors of the Appalachian Regional Commission and the Delta Regional Authority, has allowed him to develop friendships with folks all over Alabama and beyond. 

Byard Associates, LLC

represents a variety of clients, including private and public entities, whose sectors include:


  • Architecture

  • Chambers of Commerce

  • Construction

  • Energy Performance Contracting

  • Engineering

  • Environmental

  • Local Government

  • Manufacturing

  • Member-owned Utilities

  • Regional Planning Commissions


(334) 414-2560


Post Office Box 680182 | Prattville, Alabama 36068

© 2022 by Byard Associates, LLC. 

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