Gates Joins LBMC Security & Risk Services
Nashville, Tenn., February 26, 2013 – Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC (LBMC), Tennessee’s largest regional accounting and business consulting firm, has added Lucas Gates in its Security and Risk Services Practice in the Brentwood (Nashville) office. LBMC’s Security and Risk Services team provides a wide range of services including Compliance and IT Security Services to organizations of all sizes, without geographic restriction.
Lucas Gates has joined the firm as a Manager in the Security & Risk Services department where he will be specializing in information security, risk assessment and risk mitigation. Lucas brings with him vast experience in penetration testing, web development and Linux System Administration in the healthcare and retail segments. He comes to LBMC from Community Health Systems where he was the Threat and Vulnerability Management Team Lead. Lucas joins a talent rich team of information security and risk professionals whose services have experienced tremendous growth during the past several years. “We are so excited to add Lucas to our team. I have already heard from a number of local information security leaders who have all heartily validated Lucas’s acumen and expertise, and have said they can’t wait for the opportunity to work with Lucas here at LBMC. There’s no better endorsement than that of one’s peers,” said Mark Burnette, Director of Security and Risk Services.
Originally from Belo Horizonte, Brazil, he is a graduate of the Freed-Hardeman with a Bachelor of Science in CIS. He is a member of the Information Systems Security Association and is certified in GIAC, GAWN, GWAPT, GCIH. He also was the 3rd place winner of the DerbyCon hacking challenge in 2012.
LBMC Security and Risk Services, a member of The LBMC Family of Companies, is a world-class firm and leading service provider for information security. LBMC Security Services offers a full spectrum of services in the areas of intrusion prevention; compliance, including PCI DSS, FISMA/NIST, CMS, SSAE 16, and HITRUST to name a few; and consulting ranging from risk assessment to design and implementation to ongoing monitoring. For more information visit www.lbmcsecurity.com.
Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC, and The LBMC Family of Companies has nearly 400 employees, with offices in Chattanooga, Nashville (Brentwood), and Knoxville, Tenn. 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, healthcare consulting, planning services, litigation support, business valuations, and mergers and acquisitions. For more information on LBMC, visit its Web site at www.lbmc.com.