Advisory and Business Consulting
LBMC is a 2022 Forbes Top Recommended Firm, one of the Southeast’s largest accounting and business consulting firms and a top 40 firm in the nation serving approximately 10,000 clients with diverse needs across a spectrum of industries. The LBMC Family of Companies has more than 700 employees, with offices in Chattanooga, Nashville (Brentwood), and Knoxville, TN, and Charlotte, NC. Founded in 1984 as a traditional accounting firm, LBMC has expanded its focus to meet a broad range of advisory and business consulting needs for its diverse client base.
Our nationally recognized team of experts partner with you to build custom strategies and solutions to help drive business growth, master your most critical business needs, and meet evolving marketplace demands.
Business Valuation Services
Whether you are getting ready to buy or sell a business or need a valuation for gift and estate tax reporting, LBMC’s business valuation services offer support for both our business and individual clients. LBMC’s valuation and advisory team has comprehensive experience to:
- provide defensible valuations in a responsive and timely manner for both traditional and complex valuations.
- provide valuation services for financial reporting purposes, including purchase price allocations (ASC 805) and goodwill impairment testing (ASC 350).
- provide business valuation services for ESOPs and stock-based compensation, including stock options, restricted stock and stock appreciation rights, that help our clients navigate tax issues related to the issuance of stock-based compensation to their employees.
- provide expert valuation and appraisal services for mergers and acquisitions. Gain deeper insights and make data-driven decisions quickly and confidently while saving valuable time and resources.
- provide a vast array of compensation valuation services to the healthcare community, serving clients across the continuum of care.
LBMC’s Data Analytics team has highly experienced data platform and analytics solution architects. Our experience extends across multiple on-premise and cloud data platforms. Our mission is to see data analytics create a huge impact inside organizations and to be one of the best in the business at providing value to the business. Transform your data into actionable business intelligence and gain deeper insights to make data-driven decisions quickly and confidently while saving valuable time and resources.
Growth and Innovation
LBMC’s Growth and Innovation team specializes in design thinking, a human-centered approach to innovation that draws from the designer’s mindset and methods to integrate the needs of people, the possibilities of technology and the requirements for business success.
We call the intersection of these three focus areas the “balanced breakthrough“, where we help clients develop solutions that have significant market impact.
Healthcare Consulting is a consolidated service designed to address the major operational challenges of all healthcare providers. Our goal is to offer the healthcare community one firm with the expertise and practical application needed to address the operational challenges of today’s healthcare environment. Our objective is to help clients succeed, thereby indirectly impacting the financial stability of healthcare providers.
Information Security and Risk Services
At LBMC Information Security, we’re uniquely qualified to tackle your security and audit needs—because we’ve been where you are. Many of our team members worked as cybersecurity professionals themselves before joining our team. This insider knowledge has allowed us to design processes with you in mind, ensuring our recommendations are practical and our audits are minimally burdensome. We provide IT assurance, technical security, and security consulting services to fortify your infrastructure—so you can worry less and focus more on the daily needs of running your business.
Litigation Support, Forensic Accounting & Business Interruption Claims
Attorneys rely on our ability to research and communicate complex financial issues. We are accustomed to compiling and analyzing large amounts of financial and economic information for presentation to the trier of fact in the clearest and most convincing manner. In addition to business litigation support and forensic accounting services, we also offer business interruption claim support and leverage the resources of the LBMC Family of Companies to serve you.
Transaction Advisory Services
Our integrated TAS team has decades of experience in assisting corporate and private equity clients in financial, tax, information technology, and human resource/benefit due diligence on both the buy- and sell-side of M&A transactions. We work hand in hand with management, buyers, sellers, and third-party advisors to ensure our client remains informed and prepared throughout the M&A process. Our approach is flexible and tailored to our client’s specific needs – creating a long-term, professional partnership that usually lasts well after the deal closes.
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Headquarters (Nashville, TN):
201 Franklin Road
Brentwood, TN 37027
P.O. Box 1869
Brentwood, TN 37024-1869
Office Hours: 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday
3800 Arco Corporate Drive, Suite 250
Charlotte, NC 28273
605 Chestnut Street, Suite 1100
Chattanooga, TN 37450
2095 Lakeside Centre Way
Knoxville, TN 37922
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