Mark Armstrong, National Healthcare Advisor, Joins LBMC as Shareholder in Growing Healthcare Consulting Practice

Nashville, Tenn.  - LBMC, recognized as a Top 50 Firm nationally and among the Southeast’s leading accounting and business consulting firms, announced healthcare industry veteran Mark Armstrong, MHA, FACHE, FHFMA has joined LBMC as a Shareholder to work within its healthcare consulting practice.

"The healthcare industry continues to evolve, and we are laser focused on helping our clients navigate the complex, ever-changing landscape of healthcare. We do this by attracting best-in-class experts, like Mark, who has over 25 years of executive-level healthcare experience working with provider organizations across the country in markets large and small.  With him, we will be even better equipped to help owners, governing boards, executives and lenders improve the long-term role, relevance and sustainability of their organizations. He is an outstanding addition to our award winning LBMC Healthcare team,” said Jeff Drummonds, CEO of LBMC.

Along his career, he has acquired deep experience working in or advising for profit and not for profit health systems, hospitals, physician practice organizations, and other types of provider organizations – both public and private, urban and non-urban.  The first 18 years of Mark’s career were in C-Suite roles within hospital systems, including two community hospitals and a large academic health system.  Those experiences provide him with a unique understanding of the nuanced issues healthcare executives face, and thus make him an effective advisor to organizations in need of impactful solutions to urgent, mission-critical opportunities.

“As we continue to grow, we continue to attract high performing talent that deepen and enhance our service offerings keeping LBMC at the forefront of healthcare,” said Greg Eli, LBMC Healthcare Practice Leader. “This addition underscores our commitment to providing our clients with transformational solutions, so that the thousands of businesses we work with across the country have access to top resources and experts that advance their success.  Mark’s expertise in the areas of enterprise performance improvement, cash acceleration, sustainability planning and post-transaction integration management  successfully round out our LBMC Healthcare team of experts.”

“I’m excited to join an experienced team like LBMC that is nationally recognized for its deep expertise in the healthcare space,” said Mark. “I look forward to helping healthcare provider organizations of various types, sizes and markets nationwide master their most critical business issues with thoughtful, novel solutions.”

Mark is involved in several healthcare associations, including the American College of Healthcare Executives (Fellow, former Chapter President), Healthcare Financial Management Association (Fellow), and America’s Essential Hospitals (f/k/a National Association of Public Hospitals).  Additionally, he has served on the Boards of several professional and civic organizations.  He received his MHA, Health Systems Administration from Xavier University and a BS in Accounting from Georgetown College.

For more information on LBMC’s Healthcare Consulting Practice, contact Mark at mark.armstrong@lbmc.com or 615-309-2464.

About LBMC

LBMC is recognized as a Top 50 Accounting and Advisory Firm nationally and is Tennessee’s largest professional service solutions provider, serving approximately 10,000 clients with diverse needs across a spectrum of industries. Headquartered in Nashville, TN, LBMC and The LBMC Family of Companies have more than 600 employees. Founded in 1984 as a traditional accounting firm, LBMC has expanded its focus to become industry leaders in financial, human resources, technology, information security, and wealth advisory services. For more information, visit www.lbmc.com.

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