Firm’s Chief Development Officer Selected for Outstanding Contributions to Middle Tennessee Community

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 14, 2022) – LBMC Employment Partners, a leading Professional Employer Organization (PEO), HR outsourcing, payroll service bureau and benefits broker based in Nashville, TN, is pleased to announce that Rebekah Harney has been named to VIP Murfreesboro’s 40 under 40 list. The publication recognizes 40 young professionals for their outstanding contributions to the Middle Tennessee Community selected from a competitive pool of candidates nominated by their peers.

Harney serves as Partner and Chief Business Development Officer for LBMC Employment Partners and has more than 11 years of experience serving clients in Middle Tennessee and beyond. She exemplifies LBMC Employment Partners’ approach to client service, ensuring each client receives personalized human resources solutions for all their needs.

“I am honored to represent LBMC Employment Partners in VIP Murfreesboro’s 40 under 40 list and thrilled to be a part of this elite group,” said Harney. “I am thankful to call Murfreesboro home and to be able to give back to the community I love.”

“Congratulations to Rebekah for this exceptional achievement,” said Sharon Powlus, President/CEO, LBMC Employment Partners. “LBMC Employment Partners’ mission is ‘to serve and strengthen each other, our clients and community as trusted partners, so we may all pursue our greater purpose,’ which is lived by Rebekah every day.”

A Murfreesboro resident, Harney holds her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Middle Tennessee State University.

About LBMC Employment Partners

LBMC Employment Partners, LLC, a member of the LBMC Family of Companies, is a world-class professional services firm with offices across Tennessee and in Charlotte, North Carolina. LBMC Employment Partners provides a comprehensive suite of human resource-related services to businesses, including Professional Employer Organization (PEO) services, HR Outsourcing (HRO), Payroll, Payroll Tax Outsourcing, Human Resource Consulting, Employee Benefits, and ACA Compliance Consulting. As a proud partner and authorized reseller of UKG Ready, LBMC Employment Partners helps clients be successful by offering a full suite of automated, scalable tools through this unified Human Capital Management system. LBMC Employment Partners is also the only Tennessee-based PEO to receive the Certified Professional Employment Organization (CPEO) designation in the first round of IRS certifications. For more information visit

About LBMC

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 750 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. Today, we’ve become industry leaders in financial, human resources, technology, information security, and wealth advisory services for businesses and individuals. For more information, visit