About Eddleman and Eddleman, LLC
Eddleman and Eddleman, LLC is a full service accounting firm in Jackson, Tennessee that serves individuals and business clients in West Tennessee as well as around the U.S. In addition to traditional accounting compliance and business consulting services, the firm is also an independent financial planning and investment advisory firm. The family-owned and managed firm is run by husband and wife team Adrian and Lee Eddleman. In 2008, the company received a Chamber of Commerce Emerging Business Pinnacle Award.
About Lee Eddleman, CPA, MBA, and Managing Partner of Accounting and Compliance
Lee Eddleman, CPA, MBA, is Managing Partner of Accounting and Compliance of Eddleman and Eddleman, LLC. She loves working with owners of small businesses on their QuickBooks, bookkeeping, accounting, payroll, and tax return preparation needs. She has a knack for helping clients understand their accounting as well as showing them ways to save time so they can get back to doing what they love.
Lee is an Intuit Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and serves clients located in West Tennessee in manufacturing, distribution, retail, restaurant, landscaping, professional services, personal services and other industries. Some of her more recent projects include helping a pizzeria get their books setup and working with a consultant who transitioned from another industry. She is also a Notary.
Lee works in both the accounting side of Eddleman and Eddleman, LLC as well as the advisory side where she does research and enjoys bringing together the perfect advisory team for her clients.
Prior to starting a business with her husband Adrian, Lee spent her career in both public accounting and industry roles. She started her career in public accounting and moved on to serve in various accounting and conroller positions to companies in engineering, telecom, oil and gas, and die casting and automotive manufacturing. During these roles she gained extensive experience in all aspects of accounting from inventory control, internal auditing, budgeting and financial reporting to accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and more. She is a member of the Tennessee Society of CPAs.
Lee is a CPA and earned her BBA in Accounting from Lambuth University’s School of Business and Economics and her MBA from the University of Tennessee. When she is not working, you might find her teaching aerobics, reading, spending time with her family, enjoying church activities, or talking politics.
About Adrian Eddleman, MBA, RIA, and Founder and Chief Investment Officer
Adrian Eddleman, MBA, Registered investment Adviser, and Partner of Eddleman and Eddleman, LLC, serves clients throughout the country advising them on wealth management, financial, and estate planning as well as institutional asset management for credit unions, CPAs, RIAs, broker/dealers, and others. The firm also performs fiduciary advisement for qualified group retirement plans, both ERISA and non-ERISA based.
Adrian’s extensive knowledge and experience in finance and economics, including the inner workings of the monetary system, has been recognized by the press. His clients have been featured in Kiplinger’s Magazine and the Wall Street Journal. He has been quoted in Jane Bryant Quinn and Investment News.
Adrian taught Leadership, Current Issues, Financial Markets and Institutions, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management, and Real-Time Portfolio Management at Freed Hardeman University and Union University and is a sought-after speaker for business and political events. He hosted the radio program, Eddleman’s Economic Insight, TJ Network, and has done since 2012; he served as a Madison County Commissioner from 2010 to 2014.
Prior to starting his own business, Adrian managed shopping malls throughout the country, including Jackson’s own Old Hickory Mall. He is a Certified Shopping Center Manager (CSM) through the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Adrian started working in his early teens, worked his way through school, and often held multiple jobs in his early years.
Adrian has held four NASD securities licenses, but currently he only maintains the Uniform Investment Advisor License since he no longer sells investments, but prefers to advise clients on the best methods for investing. He earned his BBA from Lambuth University’s School of Business and Economics and his MBA from University of Tennessee.
Adrian is very active with his community and profession has been a volunteer or member of the Exchange Club, Junior Achievement, Rotary, Regional Inter-Faith Association, Room at the Inn, National Federation of Independent Business, National Association of Personal Financial Advisors, National Rifle Association, Tennessee Firearms Association, and the Heritage Foundation. He serves on the advisory board for Youth Town and is a member of Skyline Church in Jackson.