Jeff Phillips

CEO and Co-Founder

Jeff serves as the fearless leader of our company. He has been building and implementing talent and recruitment strategies since 1999. With this experience, he co-founded Accountingfly in 2012. Prior to launching Accountingfly, Jeff worked at where he helped craft recruitment strategy for clients like H&R Block, Shell, Dell, Walmart, AT&T, and Verizon. In addition to his CEO duties for Accountingfly, he serves as the publisher of Going Concern, the popular accounting media blog and home to the largest audience of CPAs of any publication or website. 

Jeff has been named among the Top 100 Most Influential People by Accounting Today four times and honored as’s Salesperson of the Year in 2007. He serves on multiple professional and community boards and is the 2020 President of The CPA Consultants’ Alliance.

He completed his Economics degree from Baylor University and MBA from Southern Methodist University. 

Jeff is based in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida with his wife and three children.