John H. Crosslin

Co-Managing Principal
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Bachelor’s Degree, Goizueta Business School of Emory University
Master’s Degree, Owen Graduate School of Business of Vanderbilt University

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member, Tennessee and Florida Societies of Certified Public Accountants
Board Member, United Way of Metropolitan Nashville
Member, Tocqueville Society of the United Way
Board Member, Girl Scouts of America Middle Tennessee
Board Member, Music City Youth Orchestra
Graduate, Young Leaders Council
Former Alumni Board Member, Montgomery Board Academy

CPA, Tennessee and Florida
Power Leaders of Finance 2016
Power Leaders of Accounting 2015

“Take time to laugh, it’s the music of the soul.”

- Anonymous

John has been with Crosslin for 18 years and serves as co-managing principal. Prior to joining Crosslin, John worked in the Nashville office of a Big Four firm.

John has directed the audits of companies in a variety of industries, including not-for-profit, government, retail, manufacturing, distribution, publishing, and business services.

In his role as audit principal-in-charge, he is responsible for the overall health and growth of the department, including new business development, scheduling and assignment for the department’s team members, and assuring quality delivery of service to the firm’s clients.

John is a member of the Board of the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville and the United Way’s Tocqueville Society, where he has served on the committee for the Next Generation new membership recruitment. He currently serves as a co-chair of the 2015 Alpha Chapter Campaign Cabinet. John also is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee, participating in both the Finance and Development Committees.

In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Music City Youth Orchestra, where he is treasurer, and the Crosslin Community Service Committee. He belongs to the Nashville Striders running group and held a seat on the Montgomery Bell Academy Alumni Board.

John has been named to the CPA and NSA Practice Advisor’s 40 Under 40, a national honor that reflects contributions to the field of public accounting by individuals under the age of 40. He was also a recipient of both the Nashville Emerging Leader Awards in the business services category and the Nashville Business Journal’s 40 under 40 honor.