Murray, KY. — Congratulations to Ty Ellegood on being named the newest partner at ATA, a nationally recognized CPA and advisory firm. With over seven years of dedicated service in the public accounting industry, Ty has proven to be a valuable asset to the firm, helping lead the Murray, KY. office.
As a certified public accountant specializing in tax and audit, Ty brings a wealth of expertise to his new leadership role. In his capacity as a partner, he will have several important responsibilities such as client relationship management, guidance for client success, mentoring and providing professional development to others on the ATA team.
“Ty’s promotion to partner signifies his dedication, expertise, and commitment to ATA’s success,” said Managing Partner John Whybrew. “It’s a significant achievement in his career, and his contributions will undoubtedly further strengthen ATA’s position in the industry. His clients and colleagues can look forward to continued excellence in service and leadership.”
“I feel very fortunate to be honored with this exciting career advancement and am thankful for the support and guidance I have received from the ATA partners and staff throughout my career,” said Ty. “I look forward to the ongoing opportunity to deliver outstanding service while accommodating the diverse requirements of our clients.”
Ty received both his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting/Information Systems and Master of Business Administration from Murray State University. During this time, Ty interned with ATA and upon graduation in 2016, he joined the firm full-time. Since then, he has earned both his Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant designations. Ty is devoted to meeting the needs of his clients and managing relationships while serving the Murray area through his personal and professional endeavors.
Ty has been married to his beautiful wife, Lauren, since 2017. Together, they have one son, Hank, who keeps them on their toes. Ty enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as watching and playing a variety of sports.
As a Murray State alum, Ty is an active participant in the Murray community. He serves as Treasurer for the Murray-Calloway County Need Line and is an active member of the Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce and Westside Baptist Church.
ATA is a long-term business advisor to its clients and provides other services that are not traditionally associated with accounting. For example, Revolution Partners, ATA’s wealth management entity provides financial planning expertise; ATA Technologies provides trustworthy IT solutions; ATA Digital focuses on growth through the design and development of marketing and digital products as well as offers video, social media, and digital content for small businesses; and ATA Employment Solutions is a comprehensive human resource management agency.
ATA has 15 office locations in Tennessee, Arkansas, Kentucky and Mississippi. Recognized as an IPA Top 150 regional accounting firm, it provides a wide array of accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services for clients ranging from small family-owned businesses to publicly traded companies and international corporations. ATA is also an alliance member of BDO USA LLP, a top five global accounting firm, which provides additional resources and expertise for clients.