Lauren is a Senior Manager in the IT Risk Assurance and Advisory practice and has 11 years of experience in the IT Audit field. One of her strongest professional qualities is her people skills along with having a strong technical knowledge of ITGC and application controls.
Lauren received her BBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Georgia and has received her CISA certification. Lauren started her career in IT Audit with EY as an IT Risk Assurance Associate working on SOX compliance procedures supporting the financial statement audit teams, security assessments, and Service Organization Controls (SOC) examinations of third-party service organizations.
At Hancock Askew, Lauren manages in excess of 6 SOX engagements and 2 SOC reports. Her experience includes developing IT policies and procedures, and executing full ITGC testing plans. Lauren has also served on several clients for the implementation of SOX. In addition, Lauren serves as the lead for training our IT team as it relates to SOX procedures, lead of the UGA recruiting team and is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).