KNOXVILLE, TN- Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC (LBMC) and the LBMC Family of Companies, one of the Southeast's largest accounting and business consulting firms, proudly announces that Andy Lowe will head LBMC's Valuation, Litigation & Business Transition Services Group in Knoxville. Lowe has worked for LBMC in the Nashville (Brentwood) office for more than four years.
Andy Lowe, an accredited senior appraiser, will now head LBMC's Valuation, Litigation & Business Transition Services Group in Knoxville. Andy works with a team of experienced valuation professionals who possess diverse backgrounds in valuation, consulting, forensic accounting, litigation support (commercial and family law), and buy and sell side merger and acquisition representation. Prior to LBMC, Andy worked as a development associate and investment analyst for a real estate development business. He brings with him experience in real estate investment analysis, contract negotiations, loan analysis, cash flow modeling and due diligence work. During his time in real estate development, Andy was responsible for raising over $7M in equity and worked with banks around the southeast to complete over $50M in financing. He received a bachelor's degree in management from Carson Newman College and an MBA with a concentration in finance from Middle Tennessee State University.
"The LBMC Valuation, Litigation & Business Transition Services Group has had a tremendous year of growth. Now is the perfect opportunity for Andy to take his expertise and experience and further develop our client relationships in Knoxville," said David Wood, LBMC Partner. "Andy has an in-depth knowledge of the valuation profession. Also, as an East-Tennessee native, he has a solid understanding of the Tennessee business environment and strong relationships in the community. I know he will be instrumental in our continued growth in the years to come."
Andy performs valuation engagements for gift, estate, and income tax planning and reporting (valuation of closely held businesses and business interests), and intangible asset valuations including business combinations (ASC 805) and goodwill impairment testing (ASC 350). Andy also provides litigation support services for both family law (including business valuation, forensic accounting, division of marital estate, etc.) and commercial litigation (including economic damages, forensic accounting, etc.). The balance of Andy's practice focuses on merger and acquisition and business transition services (including both buy side and sell side representation).
Andy is active in and continues to support many professional and civic organizations, including: American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and National Association of Valuators and Analysts (NACVA).
A former collegiate golfer and Tennessee Golf Association employee, Andy enjoys spending time on the golf course. He is also an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hiking, backpacking, hunting and fishing, and spending time outdoors with his wife Julia, and their two-year old daughter Ellie.
Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC, and the LBMC Family of Companies have more than 400 employees, with offices in Nashville (Brentwood), Chattanooga and Knoxville, Tennessee. 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, permanent and contract staffing, human resources outsourcing, payroll services, technology solutions, health care consulting, litigation support, business valuation, and merger and acquisition services. For more information on LBMC, visit its Web site at www.lbmc.com.