Phillip Creswell makes partner with ATA CPAs
Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 12:00 am
A Christmas open house and reception will be held in his honor Dec. 20 from 4-6 p.m. at 624 Reelfoot Avenue in Union City.
“Phillip has been an asset to Alexander Thompson Arnold CPAs since he joined the firm in 2004,” said Alfred H. Creswell, CPA, chief managing officer for Alexander Thompson Arnold. “He has an excellent reputation in the community and has worked hard to develop his skills as an accountant and a leader.”
A graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin, Phillip joined the firm in 2004 and has devoted his career to governmental auditing, financial statement preparation and tax issues and preparation. Because that is his primary focus, he is able to understand challenges facing governments and make timely, pertinent recommendations for improvement.
His experience compliments his work on the firm’s audit watch task force, whose mission is to examine and improve audit processes and deliverables.
He also serves on the firm’s information technology committee and strategic planning committee and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.
As an active member of the community, Phillip is a member of the Union City Athletic Booster Club, Union City Rotary Club and Union City Jaycees. He is the finance committee chairman for First United Methodist Church in Union City, a financial advisor for the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity Board of Trustees, and treasurer for the Union City Youth Athletic Alliance. He is also past president of the Obion County UT Alumni Association. He and his wife, Katie, have a son, Preston. Phillip is the son of Al and Michelle Creswell.
“Growing up with Alexander Thompson Arnold CPAs, I learned from an early age that ATA is a company that works hard for its clients,” Phillip Creswell said. “I’m honored to continue the tradition that dad and the other ATA partners have established. Published in The WCP 12.11.12