Philip Bateman is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Shareholder with Hilburn & Lein, CPAs, a full-service accounting firm in Las Vegas, Nevada. Along with his individual and business clientele, Phil leads the team that audits and reviews Homeowner Association financial statements and tax returns. Phil joined Hilburn & Lein in 1994 and became a Shareholder in 2000. Phil brings to his position the unique talent of helping the ‘non-accountant’ understand complex financial statements. Phil’s desire to share his knowledge, his generous spirit of giving, and love of his work make him a natural advocate for Community Management Partners and HOA Board Members.
Upon graduating from Southern Utah University in 1991, at the age of 21, Phil was the youngest student in their history to that point, to receive his Masters in Accounting degree. He went on to obtain his CPA certificate in 1996 and his CFE in 2004 from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Phil has a lengthy history of volunteering and has served on several non-profit boards since 1998, including his own HOA as Treasurer. He is the MountainSide Condominium Association (a Marriott timeshare) Board Treasurer and has served on the board since 2014. He is currently the Windjammers Toastmaster’s Club Treasurer since 2002. Phil has served many years in Toastmasters District Leadership (Southern Nevada, Central California), including 2010 – 2011 District Treasurer, 2012 – 2013 District Treasurer, 2014 Conference Fall Chairman, 2015 – 2016 District Administration Manager, 2016 – 2017 District Finance Manager, and 2017-2018 District Finance Manager. He helped form and currently serves as Treasurer for the Somerset Academy Stephanie PTO since 2012. He formed the SLAM Academy of Nevada PTO in 2016 and currently serves on the SLAM Academy of Nevada school board as Treasurer. He served as the Treasurer for the Las Vegas Revolution FC, a youth soccer club from 2016 until May 2018.
Phil has the heart and soul of a road tripper. He has driven over 1 million miles thus far, in all 50 states and five countries. Fourteen times he has driven over 1000 miles in a stretch! He has driven from New Orleans to Vegas straight through (the longest straight through). He loves the outdoors; he loves to hike, camp, and backpack. He has backpacked the Grand Canyon five times, as well as the Wind River Mountain Range in Wyoming and the San Juan Mountains in Southwest Colorado. He is a devoted father and husband. He resides in Henderson, Nevada with his wife and three beautiful children.