Lauren E. Weddell
CPA

CONTACT: lweddell@schneiderdowns.com

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Lauren has been with the firm since 2004 and has experience servicing a variety of clients in the not-for-profit, education, manufacturing, construction and professional services industries, including publicly traded companies.  She also has significant experience in auditing employee benefit plans.

Lauren is responsible for the management and coordination of selected audits, as well as the delivery of the firm’s accounting, assurance, tax and business advisory services to her client base.  These responsibilities require an extensive knowledge of financial reporting requirements and operational and organizational concerns of the entities served.

Education

B.S.B.A. - Accounting, University of Pittsburgh

Professional & Community Involvement

Member—American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants
Member—Board of Directors, Manchester Bidwell Corporation
Member—Board of Directors, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
Leadership Development Initiative XXIII Graduate
Member—Schneider Downs Not-for-Profit Focus Group

Do you have a hobby/personal passion?  Traveling

What was your childhood dream?  To become a veterinarian

People would be surprised to know that I…  Have run a full marathon and completed a Tough Mudder

What is the best or most interesting thing about your career?  There is never a dull moment.

What was your first job?  Planting and picking vegetables in the fields at a local farm and greenhouse.

Do you have a “motto”? (spoken or unspoken)  “If you don’t like something, change it.  If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”  Maya Angelou

When you have an hour of free time, what do you like to do?  Hiking with my husband and our two dogs.