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Laurie Horvath

Partner, CPA
248 368 8868

Laurie Horvath has more than twenty years of public accounting experience, including twelve years with an international firm with five in a national office role. As Baker Tilly’s not-for-profit practice leader in Detroit, she specializes in providing auditing, accounting, and consulting services to not-for-profit clients, including financial statement audits and compliance auditing for OMB Circular A-133 single audits under OMB Uniform Guidance.


  • Serves on numerous audit engagements for not-for-profit entities including several large multi-entity engagements, single audit engagements, foundations, and human service agencies
  • Specializes in audits conducted in compliance with Uniform Guidance, and the HUD Consolidated Audit Guide
  • Identifies client opportunities for efficiencies, best practices, and improved governance
  • Works with new and existing organizations to map out effective strategic plans, governance strategies, and operational best practices
  • Serves as Michigan’s Assurance Quality Leader
  • Serves on Baker Tilly’s Growth and Retention of Women (GROW) Committee


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Women’s Initiative Task Force
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), Women’s Initiative Strategic Task Force Chair
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), Not-for-Profit Task Force Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Former Not-for-Profit Expert Panel
  • Lighthouse of Oakland County, Board Member and Former Chair and Treasurer
  • St. Joseph’s Mercy Oakland Hospital Foundation, Treasurer
  • Detroit Athletic Club, Community Outreach Committee
  • Alternative for Girls, Board Member
  • Oakland Integrated Health Network, Board Member
  • Michigan Community Resources, Board Member


Michigan State University (East Lansing, Michigan)
Masters of Business Administration

University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
Bachelor of Arts

Harvard Business School
Executive Education Certificate

Continuing Education

  • AICPA National Not-for-Profit Conference
  • Presenter and Developer, MICPA Not-for-Profit Conference
  • AICPA National Accounting and Auditing Technical Symposium