LBMC proudly announces a key leader acquisition to further strengthen our commitment to healthcare and private equity-backed companies.

LBMC, recognized as a Top 50 Firm nationally and among the Southeast’s leading accounting and business consulting firms, announced healthcare industry veteran Matt Smith joined LBMC as a Shareholder to work within its rapidly growing healthcare practice.

Smith has more than 20 years of experience providing audit and advisory services to investor-owned healthcare companies across the southeast with concentrations in pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors, skilled nursing operators and behavioral healthcare companies. Complementing his deep healthcare experience, Smith has served manufacturers, distributors, and professional service companies under private equity ownership and subject to SEC reporting requirements.

Smith is a member of AICPA, the Tennessee Society of CPAs, the American College of Health Executives and the Healthcare Financial Management Association and is a former member of the Boards of Directors of both Leadership Healthcare and the Nashville Healthcare Council. He serves on the Advisory Board for the Accounting Department of the Jennings A. Jones College of Business at Middle Tennessee State University and on the Board of Directors at Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee, where he is the immediate past-Chair.

“I am pleased to welcome Matt Smith to LBMC,” said Andrew Bissonnette, LBMC Healthcare Practice Leader. “Matt understands at a deep level the nuances of the healthcare and private equity landscape, and his expertise perfectly complements our healthcare advisory practice. He is an outstanding addition to our team and to LBMC.”

“I have been a competitor of LBMC for substantially all of my career and have tremendous respect for the firm and its leadership. I couldn’t be more thrilled to join the healthcare team at LBMC and look forward to continuing to work with healthcare companies and private equity firms to help them master their most critical business issues with thoughtful, novel solutions provided by LBMC’s expansive resources,” said Smith.

For more information about LBMC’s Healthcare Audit & Assurance Practice, contact Matt Smith at matt.smith@lbmc.com or 615-309-2382.

About LBMC

LBMC is a Forbes Top Recommended Firm, one of the Southeast’s largest accounting and business consulting firms and a top 50 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. 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 www.lbmc.com.