Mark Waters, CPA, Shareholder, Practice Leader Audit and Advisory

Mark Waters, CPA Shareholder, Practice Leader Audit and Advisory

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Phone: 865-862-6504



Mark B. Waters, CPA, is a Shareholder with the LBMC Audit and Advisory practice.

Mark has diversified experience with a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, distribution, leasing, factoring, not for profit & construction. He provides both assurance and tax services with an emphasis on finding a solution for both financial and tax problems. He consults on business matters with closely held businesses and their owners. He often works closely with clients in connection with the acquisition and sale of businesses.

His previous experience includes practicing as an audit manager with the Knoxville office of KPMG, LLP.


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


Mark’s experience includes due diligence in connection with business acquisitions and assistance with letter of intent issues. He also has experience in LIFO inventory method changes, healthcare cost report analysis and business generational transition services.

Community Involvement

Mark supports many professional and civic organizations, including:

  • Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Past finance board member of - Mental Health Association of Greater Knoxville, Technology 2020 and First Methodist Church of Alcoa

Outside the Office

Mark grew up in Blount County where he resides with his wife Mary. He has two sons, a granddaughter and a grandson.

His original dream was to be a professional golfer during his golf team days at ETSU – he continues to enjoy most sports.

He and Mary enjoy antiquing in small towns.


  • East Tennessee State University, Bachelor’s in Business Administration - Cum Laude Graduate