Lauren M. Agunzo is a Senior Partner in the Internal Audit, Compliance and Fraud Prevention Group at Nawrocki Smith LLP. She has more than 25 years of public accounting experience and specializes in the areas of risk management/internal audit, internal controls, and forensic accounting. Mrs. Agunzo has managed engagements varying in size, nature and complexity.. She works with various types of organizations including school districts, higher education, financial institutions and not-for-profits to help strengthen their internal controls, create efficiencies and minimize overall risk. She has also provided numerous training sessions related to internal controls and fraud prevention. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). Mrs. Agunzo is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of CPAs, where she serves on the Public School Committee. She is currently a Board Member and past President and Treasurer of the Institute of Internal Auditors’ Long Island Chapter.