Lauren Rattenbury, CPA
Lauren Rattenbury is a Senior Consultant within Redstone GCI’s Collaborative Accounting Solutions Group based in Huntsville, AL. Lauren is a Certified Public Accountant with several years of experience in the public accounting industry. Lauren will provide accounting support to our government contracting clients in her role. Lauren is passionate about government contractor accounting, creating process efficiencies, and assisting clients on their path to financial success.
While completing her Bachelor’s degree, Lauren interned with two public accounting firms and gained experience in taxation and attestation. While finishing her Master of Accountancy, Lauren interned with a regional firm’s advisory group. Lauren jumpstarted her professional career with the same regional public accounting firm upon completion of her Masters. During her years in public accounting, Lauren served as an advisor to her clients for day-to-day accounting operations. This included a variety of tasks, including monthly close support, invoicing review and submission, accounts payable assistance, software implementation support, and a variety of other accounting tasks. In addition to this, Lauren also participated in business development and was successful in client recruitment. She eventually transitioned into an oversight role with these tasks and assisted in training other staff. Her public accounting clients operated in various industries, including government contracting. Lauren’s diverse experience in accounting processes for government contractors and small businesses brings an additional perspective to the Redstone GCI team, along with her experience in developing client relations.
Lauren’s primary role at Redstone GCI will be within our collaborative accounting group, where she will assist in the support of Redstone GCI clients with their monthly accounting and reporting activities. Lauren has supported clients on traditional government contract software systems like Unanet.
- BS in Accounting, The University of Alabama in Huntsville
- Master of Accountancy, The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Designations and Certifications
- Certified Public Accountant
- QuickBooks Online Pro Advisor
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)