Sophie Elve


Sophie is a Junior from Atlanta, GA, majoring in accounting with a minor in business analytics. She plans to graduate in December 2024 and complete a Master of Accountancy by May 2026. She hopes to get her CPA and move back to Atlanta to pursue a career in the tax field. She is a member of the Harbert College of Business Executive Society and is very involved in her sorority. In her free time, she loves to travel, be active, and spend quality time with friends and family.

Colby Lakas

Faculty Advisor / SOA Dir. of Recruiting & Prof. Devel.

(334) 844-6253

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.