Lara Stanton


Lara Stanton, CPA, is a partner in audit and assurance services with nearly 30 years of experience. Lara is a valued resource to her clients, having extensive expertise in employee benefit plans and SOC examinations. Her experience includes serving as a partner on audits, performing quality control inspections of employee benefit plan audit files, preparing SOC reports for clients, and completing quality control reviews for SOC reports.

Lara is a frequent speaker and presenter at accounting and employee benefit plan conferences. Outside of the office, she likes to spend time with her spouse and three kids, traveling, cooking and reading.


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Illinois CPA Society


  • Bachelor of Arts in Accounting, Aurora University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, University of Georgia
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)