Lauren Painter is a collaborative, solutions-focused senior management professional with over 10 years of experience influencing business operations through diligent insights and analysis. She has experience across a variety of business areas including internal audit, sales, category management and analysis, FP&A, and other finance and accounting functions.
Lauren joined Lee Company in February 2016 as the Director of Financial Operations, reporting to the CFO, with responsibility for the publication of financials and strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting processes, assisting the business units with P&L management and financial analysis, serving on the steering committee for a new ERP, and managing the Payroll team.
Prior to joining Lee Company, Lauren worked at Mars Petcare for 7 years in various roles and departments across the organization, all with an emphasis around analytics. Lauren began her career as an Internal Auditor for HealthSpring (Cigna), in Franklin, and was part of the first Internal Audit group for the company. Lauren actively serves on the non-profit boards for Young Leaders Council, W.O. Smith Music School, and Middle TN Construction Financial Management Association.
- Years in Industry: 5
- Years with Lee Company: 5
- Education: Dual degree, B.S. Managerial Finance and Banking Finance, University of Mississippi. M.B.A., Belmont University. Certifications: CPA