Lauren Berry is a Senior Manager at FORVIS, a professional services firm focused on forward vision created by the planned merger of equals of BKD and DHG, effective June 1, 2022. Lauren has over 7 years of experience providing audit and consulting services to governmental organizations. She also currently serves in special part-time rotation in the FORVIS National Office Accounting and Auditing department where she provides technical support and training to BKD auditors, implements quality control policies and procedures for new professional standards, and assists with internal office inspections across the firm. Lauren is a licensed CPA in the State of Texas and serves as a member of GFOA’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program Special Review Committee (SRC). She is a graduate of Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana with a BS degree in accounting and University of Arkansas, Fayetteville with a M.Acc. degree.