Crosslin has promoted Curtis Payne to principal in the audit department. In this role, he will assume a broader responsibility in leading the Crosslin audit team and focus on increased business development as the company continues its growth and expansion.
“Curtis’s leadership and client service are tremendous assets to Crosslin, and I am excited for him to take on this new role as principal,” said John Crosslin, co-managing principal. “Our clients appreciate Curtis’s straight-forward advice, and our team culture benefits from his positive outlook and strong work ethic example.”
Curtis has 12 years of accounting experience, spending nearly 10 of those years in Crosslin’s audit department. He serves a wide variety of clients in government, not-for-profit, education and many other business entities. Internally, he has been instrumental in the firm’s team mentoring program and a critical component in Crosslin’s training program.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). He is a certified public accountant (CPA) in the states of Tennessee and Kentucky.
Curtis received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/ Accounting Emphasis degree from Campbellsville University School of Business and Economics. He also received an Advanced Accounting Certificate from Western Kentucky, Grise School of Business.