Debbie Elliott, CPA

Executive Recruiter, Accounting & Finance

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University of Tennessee at Martin,

Debbie Elliott is an Accounting and Financial Executive Recruiter with LBMC Staffing Solutions, LLC. She has been recruiting accounting and finance professionals in direct hire positions for more than fourteen years.

Debbie has a diversified client base of large, publicly-traded to small, privately-held companies in a variety of industries including healthcare, service, retail, manufacturing, entertainment, and financial services.


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA – inactive)


Prior to entering the recruiting industry, Debbie was the Senior Vice President, Finance and Controller for American Retirement Corporation (NYSE: ACR), the predecessor company to Brookdale Senior Living. She also served as Executive Vice President and Controller for Response Oncology, Inc., a publicly traded healthcare company. Before that she was a senior auditor in the Nashville office of Ernst & Young. Debbie’s prior professional experience uniquely enables her to better understand her client needs and candidate goals more effectively.

Community Involvement

Debbie is a member at Clearview Baptist Church and actively serves in the Room in the Inn and Children’s Ministries.

Outside the Office

Debbie lives in Franklin with her husband and a handful of animals.  Her children have recently graduated and have started their professional careers in Nashville in accounting and nursing.  Debbie enjoys UT sports and spending time with family.    

Thought Leadership

Finding and Attracting Young Accounting Professionals
The Power of the Candidate Experience
Contingency and Retained Fee Recruiting Structures