Nashville, Tenn. – (Nov. 7, 2019) – LBMC, one of the Southeast’s largest accounting and business consulting firms, proudly announces that Cindy Harper, CPA/PFS, recently received Middle Tennessee State University’s 2019 Jennings A. Jones College of Business Exemplar Award.

The Jennings A. Jones College of Business Exemplar Award is presented to a Jones College alumnus who has “walked in the shoes” of current students and whose personal and professional accomplishments demonstrate that future MTSU graduates can also achieve great things.

Harper, a certified public accountant and personal financial specialist, has diversified accounting, tax, and management advisory services experience in various industries. Harper joined LBMC in 1992 and has served as the firm’s Wealth Advisors practice leader for 11 years. She is a cum laude graduate of MTSU with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting. Harper is active in many professional and civic organizations, including the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Estate Planning Council of Middle Tennessee and Barefoot Republic Camp.

“Congratulations to Cindy on this prestigious honor. Her leadership has been a driving force in the growth of not only LBMC’s Wealth Advisors practice, but our firm overall. This award exemplifies her commitment and contribution to LBMC and the Middle Tennessee business community,” said Jeff Drummonds, LBMC’s CEO.

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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. For more information about LBMC and its Family of Companies, visit