Nashville, TN - LBMC is pleased to announce that Brian McCuller has been promoted to Partner- in- Charge of the firm's State and Local Tax Practice.

"State and local taxation has emerged as a critical success factor in corporate strategic planning and business process solutions.  Brian has more than 20 years of experience in state and local taxation in a wide range of industries.  His impressive background and contributions to the Tennessee business community make him the perfect leader for our expanding SALT practice," Jeff Drummonds, LBMC Tax Services Team Leader.

Brian has advised Fortune 500 and middle market companies in diverse industries, such as manufacturing, retail, technology, and business to consumer services.  Brian specializes in reviewing business models and state specific issues to help clients improve compliance and take advantage of opportunities.  Brian has represented clients on a variety of issues before state tax departments in Tennessee and across the country.

"LBMC has given me the opportunity to lead an experienced and respected state and local tax practice.  I am grateful for this opportunity and excited to be part of a dynamic firm.  I am looking forward to expanding the practice and providing innovative solutions to clients," says Brian. 

Prior to joining LBMC, Brian was a Managing Director in the CBIZ National Tax Office for three years.  Brian was the state and local tax practice leader for twelve years with Memphis-based Thompson Dunavant, PLC.  Brian began his career in 1993, and held positions with Arthur Andersen, LLP, in Atlanta, GA, and Ernst & Young, LLP, in Memphis, TN.

Brian is a frequent speaker and author on the topic of multistate taxes.  Brian has served as Chairman of the Tennessee Society of CPAs State and Local Tax Committee, and as President of the Memphis Chapter of CPAs. 

Brian is a cum laude graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law, and also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin, with honors.

LBMC, PC, and The LBMC Family of Companies has over 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, healthcare consulting, planning services, litigation support, business valuations, and mergers and acquisitions.  For more information on LBMC, visit its Web site at www.lbmc.com.

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