J Winston Truett, CPA




Winston is the leader of ATA’s Utility Systems Team.  The team’s experience is unrivaled in the Tennessee Valley and is knowledgeable in electric, water, gas, wastewater, broadband, telecom & SAS 70 audits.  As a leader in this industry, Winston has been an expert presenter for the Power Accountants Association, Tennessee Valley Public Power Association and Utility Technology Association. 


Professional Affiliations

Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants

Former Member of Board of Directors

Past President, Vice-President, Secretary & Treasurer – West TN Chapter

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Tennessee Valley Public Power Association Associate Member

Kentucky Municipal Utilities Association Associate Member

Tennessee Municipal Electric Power Association Member

Kentucky League of Cities Cornerstone Partner



Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Major:  Accounting

Lambuth University, Jackson, Tennessee

Cum Laude


Areas of Specialization

Utility Systems

School Systems




Community Recognition & Involvement

Boy Scouts of America – West Tennessee Area Council

            Vice President of Administration, 2011 - Present

            Vice President of Finance, April 2006 – 2011

            Assistant Scout Master 1992 – 2004

            1993 National Jamboree – Member of National Staff

            1994 Philmont Scout Ranch – Adult Leader Expedition

Northside United Methodist Church

            Chairperson of Committee on Finance, January 2006 - 2008

            Adult Sunday School Teacher, 1992 – Present

Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant

            Auditor / Vote Tabulator, 1977 – Present

Jackson Rotary Club

            Paul Harris FellowRelay for Life – Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC Team Member