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McDougal Named Murray State Outstanding Alumnus


LBMC’s John Mark McDougal Honored for highest distinction in field of Accounting.

LBMC, one of the Southeast’s largest accounting and business consulting firms, proudly announces John Mark McDougal, CPA, Partner-in–Charge of the LBMC Audit and Advisory practice has been named Murray State University’s Department of Accounting 2016 Outstanding Alumnus.

Each year the Department of Accounting at Murray State University selects one of its alumni as its Outstanding Alumnus.  This person has distinguished himself/herself in the practice of accounting and has served Accounting in some significant way.  This award is the highest recognition awarded by the University’s Accounting department. Awardees were recognized at the annual Beta Alpha Psi banquet in April. 

“Murray State University is proud to recognize John Mark with this prestigious award,” said Dr. Chamberlain, MSU Department of Accounting Chair. “John Mark has been a loyal supporter of the Department of Accounting. He has spoken to countless student groups, interviewed and employed numerous MSU accounting graduates, and responded with a resounding yes each time we have requested his services.  Equally important, Mr. McDougal has served as a role model for our graduates and the many young professionals under his supervision.  All who know him consider him to be a major asset to the field of accountancy.”

John Mark has over twenty years of experience serving clients and also serves as the lead Partner for all services provided to the manufacturing and distribution industry.

Recipients of the Department of Outstanding Alumnus award will also make a presentation to the university’s students, offering guidance and insight to those who will soon embark upon their own professional careers. 

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About LBMC

LBMC and The LBMC Family of Companies has more than 500 employees, with offices in Chattanooga, Nashville (Brentwood), and Knoxville, TN. Founded in 1984 as a traditional accounting firm, LBMC has expanded its focus to meet a broad range of financial, human resources and technology needs for its diverse client base. Specific services offered by the LBMC Family of Companies include: accounting and assurance services, business and personal tax consulting, investment advisory services, professional staffing, human resources outsourcing, payroll services, technology solutions, IT security, healthcare consulting, planning services, litigation support, business valuations, and mergers and acquisitions.