Lena is a partner in the firm’s Orlando office specializing in accounting and auditing. She has extensive experience with common interest realty associations and governmental practice areas. In addition, Lena works with companies in the insurance, not-for-profit and hospitality industries. Her service areas of expertise include agreed-upon procedures, business analysis, client-outsourced services, compliance and performance audits, internal control evaluation and operational and financial consulting. Prior to joining the firm, Lena was a partner of Averett Warmus Durkee, which joined with Withum in January 2016. Lena is the Practice Leader for the firm's Hospitality Services Group.
A graduate of Stetson University with a bachelor’s degree, Lena also received her master of accounting degree in taxation from the University of Florida. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA), where she works with the State and Local Government Section, the Common Interest Realty Association Section, Women in Leadership Committee and is a past chair of the Conference Planning Committee. Lena is active in the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) as a Chairman's League member, and participates on the Professional Timeshare Partners Committee and ARDA-WIN Advantage Committee.
In addition, Lena is a member of the Central Florida Hospitality and Lodging Association, Florida Government Finance Officers Association, Central Florida Chapter of The Institute of Internal Auditors, and Orange County Tourist Development Tax Sports Incentive Committee. In her community, she is the Orlando Advisory Board Chair of Devereux Florida, Treasurer and Finance Commission Member of Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida and Former Board Member and Treasurer of the Victory Cup Initiative. Lena is a graduate of Leadership Orlando Class 86 and the FBI Citizen's Academy. Currently, she is a member of Leadership Winter Park Class 28.
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