Carol L. Phillips, CPA, CFE

Carol L. Phillips, CPA, CFE

Carol Phillips joined Warren Averett in 2004 after serving with the Birmingham office of an international accounting firm for 17 years.

Carol has extensive experience in coordinating, directing and supervising large government and not-for-profit audit engagements and in performing single audits. Carol oversees the majority of all governmental and higher education audit engagements for the Firm and serves as the chair of the Public Sector Practice Group. In addition, she has participated as an instructor in governmental accounting and audit programs at national and statewide conferences. Carol resides in Vestavia Hills with her husband.


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement and Recognition

  • Shades Mountain Baptist Church, Finance Committee
  • Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Board Member
  • Vestavia Swim Association, Past Board Member
  • UAB National Alumni Society, Past Board Member
  • UAB Accounting and Finance Advisory Board Member
  • UAB Collat School of Business, 2018 Outstanding Accounting Alumnus

Ask Me About

  • Providing audit and assurance services to some of the largest nonprofit organizations in Alabama
  • Uncovering fraud at your organization
  • Running my first 5K
  • My kickboxing class
  • Renovating my house (and all the interesting critter stories)