Jim Meade, CPA

CEO and Managing Shareholder, LBMC, PC

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University of Memphis, Degree with an area of concentration in accounting; summa cum laude graduate

James R. (Jim) Meade, Jr. is CEO and Managing Shareholder of LBMC, PC. Jim has over 25 years of accounting and auditing experience serving clients in a variety of industries and is a 24-veteran of LBMC. Prior to taking on the CEO and Managing Shareholder role, Jim served as audit shareholder and leader of LBMC’s technology industry segment.

Jim’s expertise focuses on venture capital and private equity firms and their portfolio companies, technology/software businesses, start-up enterprises, growth-stage companies, and acquisition-oriented businesses. His extensive experience includes providing traditional auditing, assurance and financial statement services; financial diligence for acquisitions; implementation of revenue recognition, software capitalization and equity structure; and general business consulting.

Jim has held numerous leadership positions with LBMC, including serving on the firm’s board of directors, LBMC’s affiliate company boards and other governance committees.

Active in the community, Jim serves on the board of directors of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee and is a passionate supporter of the LBMC Cares Foundation.

Jim serves on the advisory board for Nashville Capital Network, an organization that assists companies navigate the challenges of building high growth businesses, promotes entrepreneurship in the region, and supports a healthy continuum of capital.

Prior to joining LBMC in 1999, Jim worked in managerial roles for a regional and a national accounting firm.