A Certified Public Accountant with broad global experience in all aspects of accounting, financial management, and operations, Lauren has worked in public accounting and private industry in Singapore, Ireland, the Philippines and the U.S. With over 25 years of accounting and banking experience, Lauren feels equally comfortable working in start-ups and in corporate environments. Prior to joining Coldstream, Lauren was the Assistant Corporate Controller at Intellectual Ventures (IV), an invention capital company with $6 billion in committed capital.
Lauren obtained her Master of Professional Accounting from Seattle University and her Master of Business Administration (Honors) from Seattle Pacific University. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Washington, and is a member of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. When she is not crunching numbers, Lauren enjoys traveling, attending plays, and watching BBC films.
Just as a conductor of an orchestra can help unify an ensemble, it truly is the roster of musicians that have the power to shape the tempo and create amazing sounds. Likewise, a top-notch team working collaboratively can obtain its goals with much success and fulfillment.