If you’ve ever come into Jones Paint & Glass early in the morning, you’ve probably spotted Craig Phillips counting tills or balancing budgets to the tunes of Aerosmith, Lynard Skynard, or the soundtrack of Pirates of the Caribbean.
Since the day he walked through the doors of the Provo Jones Paint & Glass location 35 years ago, Craig Phillips has been an integral part of the culture and function of our company.
When he first began working with Jones Paint & Glass, Craig managed accounting, which was comprised primarily of handwritten ledgers at the time. Through his 35-year career, he transitioned into the Controller position, managing a talented team of financial professionals to handle the Jones Paint & Glass accounting functions. He also transitioned Jones Paint & Glass to a fully automated computerized accounting system and administered Profit Sharing and 401(k) plans.
Now, 35 years later, Craig is retiring from Jones Paint & Glass.
To thank Craig for his contributions to the company, David Jones, grandson of Jones Paint & Glass founder, Harold Jones, will present Craig with the Harold B. Jones Lifetime Achievement Award. This award was created in 2004 to honor dedicated employees who provide exceptional service to the company for at least 35 years.
The Jones Paint & Glass family is thankful for Craig and his time and dedication to the company over these past three and a half decades. We wish him and his lovely wife Patti the very best in their future endeavors and congratulate Craig on his retirement.
A variation of this article will be published in the Daily Herald’s lifestyle section on Sunday, October 2.