John Phillips (JP) is a Certified Public Accountant specializing in technical accounting, financial reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley, and financial analysis. Currently, he is a Financial Reporting Manager at Microchip Technology in Chandler, Arizona. Previously, JP worked in PricewaterhouseCoopers' assurance practice in San Jose, CA and Phoenix, AZ. Prior to starting his career, he attended Arizona State University where he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and minored in Mandarin Chinese. JP's hobbies include: investing, running, hiking, reading, traveling, and spending time with his wife their four kids.