Lauren joined Lexell Blue in September 2018 as a Platinum Subcontractor Team Member and has 20+ years leading accounting and financial systems teams as both a Controller and leader of transformative initiatives. Throughout her career as an accounting executive, she was continually drawn to transformation projects and has built a specialty in serving as both a SME and a project manager implementing Deltek Costpoint, Time and Expense, HFM Consolidations and Hyperion Planning in highly complex, dynamic environments.
Over the last several years, Lauren has worked extensively with Deltek Costpoint, Time and Expense, Cognos, and the Hyperion suite of products in both a day to day operational capacity as well as successfully orchestrating the multi-national, multi-company financial systems integration of several Fortune 500 companies onto these platforms. As a SME herself, she enjoys designing solutions that work for the business while leveraging the system functionality “out of the box”. Her desire to deliver end-to-end solutions across the enterprise applications makes her an excellent partner with IT, functional system owners, process owners, internal audit and C-Level management to ultimately deliver long term, scalable solutions for her clients.
Lauren has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance (double major), is an active Certified Public Accountant and is currently pursuing her PMP certifications. She currently resides in Hamilton, Virginia with her husband, son and daughter, when she is lucky enough to have her home from college.
Lexell Blue is a Gold Sponsor at this years Deltek Insight at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Conference Center, Dallas Texas, November 5 – 8
We are hard at work on our presentations to help make this conference a success. Make sure to add our sessions to your Insight agenda:
CP-99: Did you know…?? Fun facts and Features of Costpoint
Costpoint is a powerful tool for managing your projects, financials and materials that has added many enhancements and functionality in recent years. The new features never stop coming! In this session we will share tips and tricks, shortcuts and spotlights on cool features and functionality throughout the system. Additionally, we will highlight how to leverage your Costpoint implementation with your other Deltek products to maximize your efficiency and make the most of your product investments. Make sure you are up to date with the latest knowledge to improve your Costpoint user experience. Audience participation welcomed and encouraged!
When: Wednesday, November 7 4:40 PM – 5:40 PM
Where: Tate 3 – 4
CP-98: Companies, Entities and Orgs, oh my! Multi-Co, Multi-Entity, Multi-Org or …
Many organizations today are comprised of multiple legal entities, or will be in the future based on acquisition plans. Whether you are just starting your Costpoint implementation, have recent (or anticipated) M&A activity, or need to incorporate these changing business needs into your current system there are several options available. We will discuss the advantages and drawbacks of each option (including the impacts in the materials management modules) related to security, maintenance, flexibility, IWOs and consolidated reporting to help you evaluate which one is right for your organization. We will also share best practices in Costpoint data structures and setup to ensure optimum results.
When: Wednesday, November 7 11:10 AM – 12:10 PM
Where: Tate 5