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Staff Profiles

Lorra Brown, MBA, CMA, CFEI

Owner, president and chief tax strategist of LBE Consulting, PLLC

Lorra Brown is at the forefront in accounting; strategic financial planning; business, and technical taxation; tax law and policy. With extensive knowledge of the financial services industry and a solid understanding of the complex demands of diverse business settings, her experience provides invaluable perspective into the intricate relationship between tax and business issues. She is a QuickBooks Proadvisor, which has allowed her to recognize that numbers, data entry, and forms are merely one part of a larger picture.

During her tenure in the private industry sector, Brown served as the chief financial officer for The Urban Alternative Dr. Tony Evans, Northwood Mortgage and several other companies. She has also consulted in the public sector serving individuals and businesses in the areas of financial and tax planning while being employed at several public accounting firms. Lorra was an instructor with CCI University, teaching accounting courses and served as an advisory board member.

Brown founded what is now LBE Consulting, PLLC., an independent consulting accounting firm located in Atlanta. As owner, president, and chief tax strategist for the company, Brown provides an invaluable perspective on the intricate relationships between tax and business issues to clients across the United States, Europe and Canada. As her clients trusted advisor, Lorra is concerned about how they think about money, their spending and saving habits. She is known for asking questions about who they are, and what’s going on in their lives. Her focus is on helping individuals and services-oriented businesses.

She earned the Masters of Business Administration in Accounting from University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Draughon Business College. In addition, she attended LSU of Shreveport and obtained a Certificate in Nonprofit Administration. She is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Taxation at California State University. In addition, Brown published her first book: “Entrepreneurs New Business Kit.”
Brown remains active in the accounting industry and is a member of the National Society of Accountants (NSA), The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). She is a Dave Ramsey Endorsed Local Provider (ELP).

 

Nina Cummins

Director of Practice Growth

Little Rock, AR
800-609-7362 Ext. 804
cummins@lbeconsulting.com

Connecting proactive business owners and influencers to LBE Consulting’s tax, finance and payroll experts.

Nina Cummins has been in the forefront in business for more than 15 years. She has worked across various industries including the medical, airline industry, banking and financial services. She has been a leader in building customer focus. Nina developed a primary focus on providing services to the professional service area. In the past she has helped clients with the setup of their accounting software and provided accounting and tax support. She has also assisted with closing out each month in a timely manner so that our clients have relevant and timely financial reports.

Nina is no stranger to bookkeeping and tax, having spent five years as a full charge bookkeeper in a medical and chiropractic practices. Additionally, she became a QuickBooks ProAdvisor in 2016 and is extremely proficient with QuickBooks.

In her new role of Director of Practice Growth, Nina will meet with business owners to share how LBE Consulting can offer full service, one stop convenience with the advantage of taking their entire financial picture into consideration. She will work with each business client on a customized basis to meet their specific needs.

Getting to Know Nina
Nina grew up in Arkansas and has resided in the Little Rock area for the last 28 years. She is very proud of her children. Her hobbies include making jewelry and reading. Nina enjoys traveling and experiencing other cultures.

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer National Autism Association
  • Member, Women’s Foundation of Arkansas
  • The American Association of University Women Arkansas

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