Jamie Thomas recently assumed the role of Regional Marketing Director for the Southeast Region of BDO USA, as a result of her firm’s joining BDO in November 2016. Prior to the merger, Jamie was the Partner in Charge of Marketing for The LBA Group, based in Jacksonville, Florida. She has just under 20 years of experience in professional services marketing, serving both law and accounting firms. Jamie was named the 2013 Accounting Marketer of the Year, a 2014 Jacksonville Business Journal Woman of Influence and one of the most influential people in the accounting profession by Accounting Today magazine in 2008. She has presented to marketers and partners on local, state, regional, national and international levels for the last 15 years and focuses her efforts on providing proactive strategic planning, creating marketing and business development cultures within firms and developing future leaders.