Eldridge Appointed to Tennessee State Board of Accountancy : Gov. Haslam Appoints Eldridge to 3 Year Term

Stephen Eldridge Appointed to the Tennessee State Board of Accountancy

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has appointed Stephen Eldridge, CPA, CISA, CITP, CGEIT, CRISC, to a three-year term as a member of the Tennessee State Board of Accountancy. Eldridge is a partner at Alexander Thompson Arnold CPAs.

The Tennessee State Board of Accountancy is part of the Department of Commerce and Insurance, which works to protect consumers while ensuring fair competition for industries and professionals who do business in Tennessee.

As a partner with ATA, Eldridge provides tax, accounting and auditing services with a special focus on healthcare, utility systems and the effectiveness of information systems. He has performed more than 60 SSAE 16/SAS 70 engagements throughout the Southeast and has earned the industry%u2019s highest certifications. To serve his clients better, he is active with the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, which includes serving on the TSCPA%u2019s legislative committee, as the past president, vice-president and secretary/treasurer of the West Tennessee chapter, and on the Educational Memorial Foundation.

A graduate of the Union University, Eldridge is dedicated to making a difference in his community. He currently serves on the Youth Town of Tennessee Board of Directors, Union University%u2019s McAfee School of Business Administration Advisory Board, Youth Life Board of Directors, First Tennessee Bank Advisory Board and the City of Jackson Industrial Development Board. He is also a graduate of Leadership Jackson, a Paul Harris Fellow and a past board member for the Jackson Rotary Club. He and his wife Lolly have two daughters and are members of Fellowship Bible Church in Jackson.

Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC is a regional accounting firm that offers its clients the resources and expertise of a large firm and the personalized service of a small firm. The firm has 15 partners and approximately 130 staff members and offers a complete range of accounting, auditing, tax, and consulting services to a diverse portfolio of clients. Its offices are located in Dyersburg, Henderson, Jackson, Martin, McKenzie, Milan, Paris, Trenton and Union City, Tennessee and Murray, Kentucky. Each office reflects the community it serves and gives exceptional personal attention to its clients.