Image of Laurie Horvath

Laurie Horvath

Partner, CPA
248 368 8868

Laurie Horvath has more than twenty years of public accounting experience, including 12 years with an international firm with five in a national office role. As Baker Tilly’s healthcare and not-for-profit practice leader in Detroit, she specializes in providing auditing, accounting and consulting services to not-for-profit and healthcare, including financial statement audits and single audits under OMB Uniform Guidance.

Experience

  • Serves on numerous audit engagements for not-for-profit and healthcare entities including several large multi-entity engagements, single audit engagements, foundations, senior living organizations and human service agencies
  • 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

Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Former Not-for-Profit Expert Panel
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), Board of Directors
  • 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
  • Alternative for Girls, Board Member
  • Oakland Integrated Health Network, Board Member

Thought Leadership

  • Detecting and preventing fraud and embezzlement in your organization, Baker Tilly Not-for-profit fiscal workshop, February 2018
  • AICPA Women to Watch 2017 – Experience Leader Award
  • Managing Managed Care, LeadingAge Michigan Leadership Institute, August 2017
  • Not-for-Profit Accounting and Financial Reporting, Baker Tilly Roundtable, July 2015
  • Staying Out of Hot Water With Professional Services, Walsh College Entrepreneur You Conference, March 2015
  • Appropriate Level of Reserves a NFP Should Maintain, Baker Tilly Not-for-Profit Seminar, March 2015
  • GAAP Update, Baker Tilly Not-for-Profit Seminar, March 2015
  • Best Practices for an Effective & Efficient Board of Directors, Michigan Israel Business Bridge, February 2015
  • Determining the Appropriate Level of Reserves Your NFP Should Maintain, Baker Tilly / PNC Bank Not-for-Profit Event, December 2014
  • Women's Initiative 101, AICPA, November 2014
  • Top 20 Ways to Improve Your Internal Control Structure, Resource Center for Religious Institutes Conference, November 2014
  • Ask the Auditors Roundtable, MICPA Not-for-Profit Conference, October 2014
  • Best Practices of an Audit Committee, Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit, October 2014
  • Building a Successful Network at Different Stages of Your Career, AICPA, May 2014
  • Internal Controls: Best Policies and Procedures for NFPs, Troy Chamber 9th Annual Management Conference, April 2014
  • What You Should Know About Estate Planning, UBS Financial Services Information Conversations, March 2014
  • Analysis of Grantee Financial Statements, Council of Michigan Foundations, March 2014

Education

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