Lauren E. Weddell CPA

Lauren has been with the firm since 2004 and has experience serving a variety of clients in the manufacturing, real estate, not-for-profit, higher education, distribution and professional services sectors, including publicly traded companies. This experience includes a focus in regulatory compliance and complex investment portfolios. Lauren also has significant experience in auditing employee benefit plans, including 11-K filings.

She 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.


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

Professional and 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?  

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.

Lauren E. Weddell  CPA

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A tax shareholder with more than 25 years of private and public accounting experience, Chris joined Schneider Downs in 2017 and advises clients in diverse sectors, including consumer products and retail, healthcare, and manufacturing and distribution.

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