A US Marine Core veteran, Byron served 1968 to 1970 with deployment to the 1st Marine Division, 1st Recon Bn., I Core area 1969 where he earned military medals for combat valor including the Purple Heart. His last Marine Corp assignment was as a Rifle Instructor Camp Penticton CA. He then attended the University of Texas using his GI Bill benefits, earning a BBA, majoring in accounting.
Byron served 18 years with the Department of Veteran Affairs as an ADP Auditor, Systems Accountant, Tax / Payroll Systems Administrator. His final 17 years of Federal Service was with US Treasury, Financial Management Service advising Federal and State agencies in cash management, electronic commerce, and banking standards. Byron was Treasury’s representative on Standards Committees along with industry in electronic standard messaging in the financial sector. A major achievement was participation in the Treasury / Banking Team that developed codes and transactions for the Direct Deposit program within the banking system. Byron retired from US Federal Service October 2003 with 35 years’ service.
➢ Buda city council, serving from 2002 to 2004.➢ Buda city council, serving from 2002 to 2004.
➢ Buda Economic Development Board and Planning, Zoning Committee for 2 years.
➢ Treasurer, Austin Federal Credit Union Board of Directors