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Tate Henshaw – 2019 40 Under 40 Honoree

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Tate Henshaw

Data Maestro, Polay+Clark
Atlanta, GA

Career Highlights:

Over the last 11 years, Tate has been helping Grammy Winners, NBA All-Stars, and Emmy Winning Television hosts navigate their financial futures at Polay+Clark.  Over the last 2+ years, he has extended that into helping other accountants, bookkeepers, and advisors with their businesses based off of my experiences through my role as a National Xero Ambassador.

What are you doing to make a difference in the profession, your community, the world?

I’ve been able to continue to follow my passion for playing music by leading worship at Northpointe Church for the past 10+ years.  This has allowed me to minister to people both in the church and in the surrounding communities, as well as worldwide through our original music via streaming platforms.

Favorite books/websites/speakers that you find influential


  1. Wild at Heart – John Eldredge
  2. The E Myth Revisited – Michael E. Gerber
  3. Discipline Equals Freedom – Jocko Willink
  4. Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Patrick Lencioni
  5. Never Eat Alone – Keith Ferrazzi


  1. Cloud Accounting Podcast – Blake Oliver and David Leary
  2. Andy Stanley Leadership Podcast
  3. The Tim Ferriss Show

What do you see yourself doing professionally in 10 years?

  •  Running the top sports, music, AND ESPORTS firm in the world.

What accounting conferences do you normally attend?

  •  Xerocon and the annual Accounting Salon meetup.

What websites/magazines do you use to keep up on news of the accounting profession?

  1. Going Concern
  2. CPA Practice Advisor
  3. Growing Your Firm podcast by Jetpack Workflow
  4. Accounting Today
  5. Insightful Accountant


See all of the “40 Under 40” honorees for 2019.