Murphy Joins Lattimore Black Morgain & Cain

Monday, November 18, 2013

Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC (LBMC), one of the Southeast’s largest accounting and business consulting firms, has added Becky Murphy in its Chattanooga office. “We are thrilled to have Becky Murphy join our team. Her 24 years of experience and wealth of knowledge in the industry will allow LBMC to continue to provide the highest level of client service,” said Chuck Tomlin, Partner, Tax Services.

Becky G. Murphy, CPA, has joined the accounting firm as a Senior Manager in the tax department.

  She previously worked as a Tax Senior Manager for Joseph Decosimo & Company, PLLC and has a wealth of experience with private companies, wealth management, manufacturing and distribution.  She has always called Chattanooga home and is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Chattanooga with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Becky is involved with the Tennessee Society of CPA Women’s Initiative; Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance publicity chair; Scenic City Women’s Network; Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards Committee Member; Chattanooga Tax Practitioners as the Vice-President and involved with the Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute mentoring program.  In her free time Becky can be caught cheering on the Lady Vols with her three grown daughters and four grandchildren.


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