Ted Phillips is currently the CFO for Huntsville Utilities, a position he has held since September 2011. Huntsville Utilities provides Electric, Natural Gas and Water to over 190,000 customers in Madison County Alabama. He is responsible for the Accounting, Purchasing, Warehousing, Fleet, and Budgeting departments of Huntsville Utilities. The ten years pervious to being in Huntsville, he was the Finance Director for the City of Shelby NC. Before being employed by the City of Shelby Ted also worked 5 years in the finance department of the City of Monroe NC, and 2 years in the finance department for Mecklenburg County NC. Ted began his professional career with the Missouri State Auditor’s Office as a staff auditor in 1988.
Ted graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a BS in Business Administration in 1988. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
Ted is currently on the board, and is the Treasurer of The Schools Foundation of Huntsville and Madison County. He previous served from 2013-2019 on the board of the United Way of Madison County.
Ted has been married to his beautiful wife, Carol Rhea Phillips for over 22 years. They have two handsome sons. Ryan age 21, a junior at Auburn University, and Evan age 17, a junior at Huntsville High School.