LBMC names new partners

Tennessee-based Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC (LBMC), one of the Southeast's largest accounting and business consulting firms, has named Kathy K. Seagrist and Mark S. Worthington as partners in the Knoxville office.

Seagrist, a Certified Public Accountant, has diverse experience with a variety of industries and focus in the real estate industry. She works extensively in the tax planning and compliance area of practice for individuals and businesses. Seagrist joined the LBMC team in 1998 and prior to that spent nearly five years with a big four firm. She is a member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants and Cokesbury United Methodist Church. Kathy enjoys volunteering in the community for organizations such as Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding (STAR), Angel Tree, and ReachThem2TeachThem. A graduate from the University of Tennessee, Seagrist earned her MBA from the Eli Broach Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University and now resides in Knoxville with her husband and three children.

Worthington, a Certified Public Accountant, has diversified experience with a variety of industries including professional service, real estate, and hospitality. He has extensive experience in partnership taxation and S corporation taxation. With over 15 years of experience, Worthington joined McWilliams & Co. in 1995 and became a member of the LBMC team during a merger in early 2007. Worthington is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and earned a MACC degree from UT as well. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, State Taxation Committee for the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, Family Business Institute of East Tennessee, and Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church. He now resides in Knoxville with his wife and two children.

Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC, a member of the LBMC Family of Companies has more than 400 employees, with offices in Nashville (Brentwood), Knoxville, and Chattanooga, TN. In 1984, LBMC was founded as a traditional accounting firm. Today, the firm has expanded its focus to meet a broad range of accounting, human resources and technology needs for its diverse client base. LBMC offers services in: accounting and assurance services, business and personal tax, investment advisory, professional staffing, human resources outsourcing, payroll, technology solutions, healthcare consulting, planning services, litigation support, business valuations, and mergers and acquisitions. LBMC is the largest regional firm in Tennessee and ranks among the Top 50 firms in the U.S. For more information on LBMC, visit its Web site.

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