Padgett Business Services names Jeff Phillips its new CEO

The Grant Partners, in collaboration with Padgett Business Services, is pleased to announce that Jeff Phillips has been selected as the next CEO of one of North America’s largest accounting and business consulting providers. Jeff, an accomplished accounting industry leader and entrepreneur, will focus on franchisee support and growth, as well as increasing investments in new technologies and software to empower the Padgett brand.

Prior to taking the helm at Padgett, Jeff was the co-founder of Accountingfly, an innovative, web-based platform that matches accounting firms with local and remote talent. There, he oversaw the acquisition of Going Concern, one of the most-read news websites in the accounting industry, as a way to connect its large audience of younger CPA readers to remote career opportunities. His visionary approach at both Accountingfly and Going Concern led to him being named one of the Top 100 Most Influential People by Accounting Today on four different occasions.