Nashville, Tenn. – LBMC, one of the Southeast’s largest professional services firms, proudly announces Drew Hendrickson has been named Shareholder in the firm’s Information Security division.
Drew has more than 12 years of experience as an information security professional and IT assurance expert helping clients manage their security program within the context of the business’ overall risk environment.
“Drew’s promotion to shareholder is well deserved and a tremendous asset to our clients and LBMC,” says Thomas Lewis, Shareholder-in-charge of LBMC’s Information Security division. “Drew’s expertise in assurance services, along with his leadership with the AICPA IT assurance and information security specialty groups, is unmatched in our local marketplace.”
Drew has contributed to the growth of the firm through his leadership in both the SOC and HITRUST practices. He has worked directly with the AICPA in the development of training materials for Information Security advisors with a CPA or financial accounting background, including the new SOC for Cybersecurity. Additionally, Drew led the Information Security team in the development of the new AICPA Cybersecurity Advisory Course and is helping businesses understand the impact of SSAE 18 to their organization, not just assessors. He is a leader in the HITRUST practice, speaking at the annual HITRUST conference and assisting his clients to navigate the “audit once, report many” path.
Drew has assisted in the growth of the practice by spearheading Information Security’s involvement on campuses, developing a successful internship program and speaking and coordinating speakers to college classes and clubs all over the southeastern region.
Drew is a leader for a variety of other compliance and security initiatives including SOX and HIPAA security assessments. Drew also assists clients with their PCI, FISMA, and FedRAMP compliance needs.
Drew lives in Mt. Juliet and he and his wife just welcomed a baby girl.
LBMC and The LBMC Family of Companies has more than 500 employees, with offices in Chattanooga, Nashville (Brentwood), and Knoxville, TN. 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.