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Lauren is a senior manager at HORNE where she focuses on providing business advisory and accounting services to franchise clients. Lauren is dedicated to not only providing financial and regulatory reporting services, but also delivering anticipatory insights and operational process improvements.

Prior to joining HORNE in 2019, Lauren worked in internal audit where she focused on championing internal control and corporate governance concepts; providing process improvement and value-add audits; striving for consensus on audit findings and remediation; and implementing quality assurance and improvement programs. In addition to internal audit, Lauren worked at an international accounting firm in the Forensic Services Practice where she was responsible for contract compliance related to business economic loss claims, risk mitigation and project management.

Lauren earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Classics and a Master of Science in Accounting and Information Analysis from Lehigh University. She is a Certified Public Accountant in New York, Pennsylvania and Mississippi; a Certified Internal Auditor; a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners