John H. Crosslin

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John H. Crosslin

John has been with Crosslin for nearly 30 years. 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, education institutions, governmental entities, retail, distribution, manufacturing, publishing, and business services.

He is immediate past board chair and succession planning committee chair for the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville.  John is also a past member of the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee, where he still participates on the Finance Committee. In addition, John served on the Board of Directors of the Music City Youth Orchestra, where he served as the President and Treasurer, and participates on the firm’s Community Service Committee. He belongs to the Nashville Striders running group and held a seat on the Montgomery Bell Academy Alumni Board.

John was 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, the Nashville Business Journal’s 40 under 40 honor and named a Power Leader in Accounting for 2015-2020 by the same publication.  He has also been named to the Nashville Post’s In-Charge List from 2016-2023.


Bachelor’s Degree, Goizueta Business School of Emory University
Master’s Degree, Owen Graduate School of Business of Vanderbilt University

Professional Associations

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

Licenses & Certifications

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