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 from the University of Oregon (Go Ducks!), 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 Kittelson in 2015 to balance risk mitigation and business needs as the Financial and Risk Manager and earned her CPA license in the process. 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. In her free time, she enjoys cheering for her favorite teams, taking her dog Benny for walks with her husband, and trying out new recipes.