Chattanooga, Tenn.  -  LBMC, PC, one of the Southeast’s largest accounting and professional services firms, has added Travis Shears as a Senior Manager in the Tax group in the firm’s Chattanooga office. Shears previously served as a Senior Manager for EY in Nashville and has more than 12 years of experience in tax services.


At LBMC, Shears is responsible for assisting businesses with income tax planning and compliance. His areas of emphasis include accounting for income taxes (i.e., ASC 740), internal processes and related controls, federal and state tax structuring, tax credits and incentives, and income tax audit assistance. Shears holds bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and Management Information Systems from Tennessee Technological University. A licensed CPA in Tennessee, Shears is a member of TSCPA, AICPA, and the Chattanooga Chamber's Young Professionals.


“We are pleased to welcome Travis to our team, and are excited about the high level of expertise he brings to our current and future clients in the East Tennessee market,” said Dennis Blanton, Market Leader, Chattanooga.  



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LBMC is the largest professional service solutions provider based in Tennessee, serving more than 6,000 clients with diverse needs across a spectrum of industries; however, we didn’t start that way. LBMC was founded in 1984 as a traditional accounting firm with a simple mission: to serve a great group of clients and enjoy doing it. More than 30 years later, loving what we do and who we do it for has taken us a long way. LBMC has been named a top 50 firm in the country. Today, we’ve become industry leaders in financial, human resources, technology, information security, and wealth advisory services backed by more than 600 employees – not because a business plan told us to be, but because we’re entrepreneurs and our clients asked us to be. As illustrated by our “Best Places to Work” recognition, LBMC is committed to attracting and retaining the nation’s best talent, positioning ourselves to best serve clients with the industry’s brightest minds. So, what is LBMC? Whether you need to supplement or outsource a single function, need an ally you can trust for your taxes, or are in the market for a comprehensive business solutions partner, LBMC is what your business needs.


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