Faculty Advisor / SOA Dir. of Recruiting & Prof. Devel.
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.
Audrey is a junior from Birmingham, Alabama. She is double majoring in accounting and information systems management. One thing that is important to her is forming strong relations with the professors, faculty, and students of the Harbert College of Business. Her goal is to become a Certified Public Accountant and pursue a career in audit back home in Birmingham. Audrey says that the friends she has made in accounting are forever and make every late-night study session worth it!
Anna Claire is a junior from Franklin, TN. She is majoring in accounting with a minor in business analytics, and plans to graduate in May 2024 and complete a Master’s of Accountancy by May 2025. She hopes to move back to Nashville and pursue a career in tax. She is a study partners peer tutor for Auburn University Academic Support, and is very involved in her sorority, the NEST program, and her church. In her free time she loves to travel, read, and spend time with her friends and family.
Peyton is a junior from Auburn, AL. She plans to graduate in May of 2024 and hopes to complete her Masters of Accountancy degree in May of 2025. She plans to take the CPA exam and pursue a career in the tax field. Peyton values serving our Auburn community and achieves this in her roles of VP of Community Engagement for The BIG Event and VP of Community Service for Cardinal Key. In her free time, Peyton loves to read, enjoy the outdoors, and spend time with friends and family.
Michael is a junior from Tampa, Florida, majoring in accounting with a minor in business analytics. He is currently pursuing a career in audit in Tampa, FL with an interest in real estate as well. On campus, Michael serves as the Club Treasurer and is also a WINGS Peer Mentor with the EAGLES Program. In his free time, Michael enjoys playing intramural sports, spending time with his friends, and boating.
Vice President of Service
Hailey is a junior from St. Louis, Missouri. She is majoring in accounting with plans to graduate May 2024 and complete a Master’s of Accountancy by May 2025. She hopes to pursue a career in tax. Hailey is a member of the Alpha Beta chapter of Chi Omega and the Honors College. She is also a YoungLife leader at a local high school, works part time at Botanic in Opelika, Alabama, and serves at her church. Hailey loves to travel, try new food, be active, and spend time with friends.
Vice President of Candidates
Jacob is a senior from Madison, MS majoring in accounting with a minor in business analytics. He is planning on pursuing a career in tax after graduating in the spring of 2024 with his 150 hours required for the CPA exam. Outside of Beta Alpha Psi, Jacob works at the front desk for the School of Accountancy, tutors for accounting, and is involved at St. Michael’s. In his free time he enjoys golfing, spending time at the lake, and being around the people that he loves.
Vice President of Social Events
Caroline is a junior from Trussville, Alabama. She is majoring in accounting with a minor in information systems. She plans to graduate in the spring of 2024 and complete a Master’s of Accountancy program in the spring of 2025. She is involved with various clubs on campus as well as serving her church community. In her free time, she loves to read and spend quality time with friends.