Assurance & Attestation Services

Attestation & Other Engagements

Audits, Reviews, Compilations


Financial Services

Lauren Nilan


Senior Manager

Professional Overview

Lauren has more than twelve years of experience serving financial institution customers. She has provided assurance and advisory services to institutions which range from midsized community banks to multi-billion-dollar regional entities, as well as international financial services companies.

Lauren has experience with PCAOB and AICPA financial statement audits, integrated internal control audits (SOX and FDICIA), HUD audits, outsourced SOX/FDICIA testing, internal audits, and compliance audits. Additionally, she has experience with initial public company registrations, internal control identification/implementation, financial reporting assistance, loan file reviews, interest rate risk/liquidity management reviews, and other agreed upon procedures engagements with financial services companies. In addition to traditional public accounting experience, Lauren served as the Risk Officer for an SEC registrant community bank.

Education, Credentials, and Special Training

  • B.B.A., Accounting, University of Georgia
  • MAcc, Audit, University of Georgia
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • South Carolina Bankers School Graduate
  • Georgia Bankers Advanced Compliance School Graduate

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants

Civic and Community Activities

  • Trident United Way, Board of Directors Member, Young Leaders Chair
  • YoungLives Charleston, Steering Committee Member
  • Junior League of Charleston, Past Finance Committee Member
  • Susan G. Komen Lowcountry, Past Board Member