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LBMC Investment Advisors Announces New Partner Derek Bland

02/06/2015

LBMC Investment Advisors, a $900 million investment advisory firm associated with LBMC - one of the Southeast’s largest accounting and business consulting firms - proudly announces the naming of Derek Bland as Partner.

Derek has over 10 years’ experience in public accounting and financial advisory services. He joined LBMC Investment Advisors in 2008 and has been instrumental in the growth of the company in his role as an Investment Advisor. Derek has obtained the CPA (Certified Public Accountant), PFS (Personal Financial Specialist), and CFP® (Certified Financial Planner™) designations. He regularly works with clients in the areas of investment strategy development, asset allocation planning, integration of investments with tax planning, and in-depth portfolio analyses.

“This year has been a tremendous year of growth for LBMC Investment Advisors largely due to Derek’s commitment to helping our clients solve problems and take advantage of opportunities,” said Greg Herman, LBMC Investment Advisors Partner. “It is an honor to welcome Derek as a partner.”

He is an active member in both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). He is a graduate of Nashville Young Leaders Council and serves on the YMCA of Brentwood Board of Directors.

Derek is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration and majored in Accounting.

He currently resides in Brentwood, TN with his wife, Anna Clare, and three children (Hayes, Charlie, and Marianna.)

LBMC Investment Advisors, LLC is a $900 million Registered Investment Advisory firm.  CNBC Named LBMC Investment Advisors, LLC 2014 as a Top 25 Fee-Only Wealth Management Firm in Nation. Over the years, LBMC Investment Advisors has been named among the “Best Managed Practices of Independent Advisory Firms” by Moss Adams, LP and Charles Schwab; received CPA Wealth Provider’s Financial Planning Award; earned the Practical Accountant’s Advisory Practice Innovation Award for our Client Service Roadmap; and was recognized as a “Wealth Master” by Bloomberg. LBMC’s Investment Advisors, LLC’s mission is to provide financial peace of mind to help their clients solve problems and take advantage of opportunities.