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Mark Fulford, CISSP, CISA, ABCP, HITRUST, Shareholder, Information Security

Mark Fulford, CISSP, CISA, ABCP, HITRUST Shareholder, Information Security

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Phone: 615-309-2448




Mark Fulford is a Shareholder in the Risk Services division of LBMC.

With nearly twenty five years of experience in information technology, audit, and security, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge to each engagement.

With oversight for client projects focused on audit and assessment, Mark consults regularly with clients on matters such as Service Organization Control (SOC 1&2) audits, HITRUST validation and certification assessments, Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 IT controls documentation and testing, as well as HIPAA risk assessments for large multi-facility healthcare providers as well as healthcare business associates.


  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP)
  • HITRUST Certified Security Framework assessor
  • Associate Business Continuity Planner (ABCP)


  • SOC Attestation engagements for numerous service organizations across a variety of industries, including large application service providers.
  • HITRUST readiness assessment and related consulting for a large healthcare claims clearinghouse.
  • Outsourced CISO for a system of seven acute care hospitals.
  • HIPAA Risk Assessment and security program development for a 200+ practice Dental Services Organization.
  • SOX IT controls documentation and testing engagements for over fifteen public companies.

Community Involvement

  • Founding board member of the Middle Tennessee Information Systems Security Association chapter
  • Chair of the IT Audit and Security Special Interest Group within the Leading Edge Alliance
  • Active member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association
  • Mark regularly speaks to these and other groups on topics such as HIPAA compliance, IT risk assessment, disaster recovery planning and SOX controls testing.

Outside the Office

Mark is a thirty plus year resident of Nashville where he lives with his wife Tina.  They have two adult children, and a couple of dogs who think they are children.

Born in Spain to a military family, his childhood was spent in Europe, California, and the Washington D.C. area.

Having played an instrument of one kind or another since the 3rd grade, Mark loves music of nearly all genres and plays bass in a group of aging Nashville rockers called Gladys Kravitz.