Phillip Creswell Named Partner With ATA

Phillip Creswell Named Partner with Alexander Thompson Arnold CPAs

Al Creswell and the team at Alexander Thompson Arnold, PLLC CPAs are pleased to announce that Phillip Creswell has been named partner with the firm. You are invited to join the celebration at a Christmas Open House and Reception honoring Phillip and Katie Creswell on December 20 from 4 to 6 p.m. at 624 East Reelfoot Avenue, 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 PLLC. “He has an excellent reputation in the community and has worked hard to develop his skills as an accountant and a leader. We are proud to welcome him as partner and look forward to a bright future together.”
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 our 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,” said Phillip. “I’m honored to continue the tradition that Dad and the other ATA partners have established. The focus on customer service and professional excellence is what makes ATA such a great company. I am honored to be named partner. I am especially glad to have this opportunity in my hometown.”
Please join us in congratulating Phillip!