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Meet the New VSCPA Board of Directors Chair: Jim Phillips, CPA

August 22, 2018

On Wednesday, Jim Phillips, CPA, officially took over as VSCPA Board of Directors Chair from Lisa Germano, CPA. We'll have a more complete profile of Phillips in the July/August issue of Disclosures, but here are a few facts about the 2016–2017 chair:

Picture of Jim Phillips
  • He is a partner at KPMG, where he has worked his entire career in Louisville, Ky., Mountain View, Calif., and his current home of Richmond
  • He is on his second state society board, having previously served on the Kentucky Society of CPAs (KyCPA) Board of Directors
  • He is the VSCPA's first chair from a Big Four firm since Deloitte partner Larry Samuel, CPA, in 2000–2001
  • He specializes in serving multinational companies
  • He is 6-foot-7 and played basketball for a year at Newberry College in South Carolina before transferring to Eastern Kentucky University
  • He's excited about the task of leading the VSCPA as we strategize for the coming decades and the future of our profession!

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