NASHVILLE, TN - Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC (LBMC) and the LBMC Family of Companies, one of the Southeast's largest accounting and business consulting firms, is proud to recognize Grady Williams, CPA and Executive Member of the LBMC Professional Team for being named Tennessee Tech Alumni Association's 2014 College of Business Outstanding Alumnus of the Year. This award is given to individuals who have established themselves at the top of their professions and/or made an impact in their communities, and who have supported and brought honor to the University.

Grady works with a variety of clients and has extensive ties to the Chattanooga community, through his philanthropic acts particularly with United Way, UTC and Chattanooga State. He is also involved in the Siskin Children's Institute including co-chairing the 2012 Golden Jubilee with his wife, Phyllis. In addition to his vast philanthropic work, Grady was also instrumental in the launching of CapitalMark Bank in 2007.   

"LBMC is proud to see Grady recognized for his dedicated service to our business community, Tennessee Tech University and particularly proud of the commitment Grady has shown to help those families and children in need," said Dennis Blanton, Chattanooga Managing Partner.

Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC, and The LBMC Family of Companies has nearly 400 employees, with offices in Chattanooga, Nashville (Brentwood), and Knoxville, Tenn. 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, visit

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