C-Suite: Jim Tull

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Class of 2017 C Suite Jim Tull CFO Crafton Tull

Achievements: Tull has worked at Crafton Tull for 25 years, seeing it expand to a regional firm with seven offices throughout Arkansas and Oklahoma and 30 owners, from six equal owners and three NWA offices; he has participated in several nonprofit organizations.

What is it that drives you in your career? I enjoy the challenges of working for a small business and getting to do a lot of different things. Besides my main role in accounting, I am deeply involved in Human Resources and IT.

What has been the most fulfilling moment of your career thus far? Passing the CPA exam. I was nontraditional in my approach in that I waited until I was 40 to get serious about it.

What one word best describes you? Blessed.

What is your biggest passion, and why? Our business of course comes first. Outside of that it’s the Ozark Catholic Academy and the ALS Association of Arkansas.

What was your first job? Mowing lawns.

Are you active on social media? If so, which platforms are you most active? Facebook and Twitter.

What’s something interesting about you that people would be surprised to learn? One of the reasons I left Dallas to return home was I was carjacked after a night in George Bush Jr.’s skybox at Ranger Stadium.

What is the next big personal or career challenge you plan to take on? Seeing Ozark Catholic Academy operational in fall 2018.