Lauren Berkema, CPA
Financial and Risk Manager
Lauren has spent her educational and professional career with an accounting and entrepreneurial focus. After receiving a Master’s Degree in accounting, Lauren started her career in public accounting where she established skills in team development and leadership, risk assessment, financial analytics, and client relationships. Lauren joined KAI in 2015 to balance risk mitigation and business needs as the Financial and Risk Manager. She works on a variety of business projects such as: assessing corporate risk exposures, leading contract review and negotiation efforts, coaching the project team on project-related business issues, and maintaining insurance coverage compliance; in addition, she provides support for a variety of other Business Services’ needs and keeps up to date with changing risks to the industry. Lauren has been a licensed CPA since 2016.