John Bailes named Partner-in-Charge of LBMC’s Knoxville Accounting Services Department
February 2013, Knoxville, Tenn. – Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC (LBMC), Tennessee’s largest regional accounting and business consulting firm, has named John W. Bailes, CPA, as Partner-in-Charge of LBMC’s Knoxville Accounting Services Division.
In his new role, John Bailes will oversee this growing Accounting Services Division for the Knoxville office. This department is the anchor service offering for LBMCWorks, a bundled business services program for small business. This department provides accounting services including accounts payable/receivable, bank reconciliations, financial statements, and consulting. LBMC Knoxville’s accounting services department has a dedicated team of 7 professionals.
“In a dynamic and growing area of our firm, John’s extensive experience in working with small businesses and dedication to client satisfaction will provide continued fuel for growth in this department,” said Greg Gilbert, LBMC Knoxville’s managing partner. “LBMC is in a unique position to offer not only what a small business needs today, but we can continue to meet their needs as they grow.” John’s experience includes working closely with small businesses, including financial reporting, tax planning and compliance, and general consulting. He has diversified experience across industry lines including real estate, medical practices, construction, transaction planning and individual tax services.
John is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a focus in accountancy. He is an active member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church and serves in multiple leadership roles with the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church and the Holston Conference Foundation. John also is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC, a member of the LBMC Family of Companies has more than 400 employees, with offices in Nashville (Brentwood), Knoxville, and Chattanooga, TN. In 1984, LBMC was founded as a traditional accounting firm. Today, the firm has expanded its focus to meet a broad range of accounting, human resources and technology needs for its diverse client base. LBMC offers services in: accounting and assurance services, business and personal tax, risk services, investment advisory, professional staffing, human resources outsourcing, payroll, technology solutions, healthcare consulting, planning services, litigation support, business valuations, and mergers and acquisitions. LBMC is the largest regional firm in Tennessee and ranks among the Top 50 firms in the U.S. For more information on LBMC, visit its web site at www.lbmc.com.