Garland is a junior from Opelika, Alabama majoring in accounting with a minor in Spanish. She plans to pursue a career in audit. In addition to her role in Beta Alpha Psi, Garland is a member of the Executive Society, serves on the Business Council, and serves as First United Methodist Church of Opelika’s Radical Hospitality Intern. In her free time, she loves to read, watch movies, travel, and spend time with friends.
Her role as Beta Alpha Psi faculty advisor complements her coordination of all internship, recruiting, and professional development activities for accounting majors. Prior to joining academia, Mrs. Lakas worked for seven years in Big 4 public accounting. During her tenure at Deloitte in Atlanta, she served as an auditor, campus recruiter, and campus recruiting manager for the Southeast Region. She is a licensed CPA in the states of Georgia and Alabama.