Jeffrey Phillips


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Jeff Phillips is the Chief Executive Officer of Padgett. Since earning his economics degree from Baylor University and his MBA from Southern Methodist University, he has established himself as a leader in the accounting industry. He has been included on Accounting Today’s Top 100 Most Influential People list five times and serves on multiple professional and community boards. He is also the co-founder and former CEO of Accountingfly, a company working to match accountants with modern, innovative firms across the country. Jeff currently lives in his hometown of Pensacola with his wife and three children.

About Us: Padgett is a leading franchise network of over 250 tax and accounting firms across North America, dedicated to providing small businesses with the financial and operating guidance they need to meet their goals. Our mission is to serve as trusted advisors. For small businesses we offer tax planning and preparation, payroll, bookkeeping and accounting. For franchisees, we provide comprehensive professional support, practice management coaching, proven marketing programs and software discounts all delivered within the context of a supportive community. 

At Padgett we empower small business leaders to identify and achieve their unique vision of success.