Laura Lindal, CPA, is the chair of the Washington Society of CPAs’ Auditing and Accounting Review Services Committee. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and is licensed in the states of California and Washington. Ms. Lindal has more than 20 years of experience in auditing, including audits performed in accordance with OMB Circular A-133, HUD Consolidated Audit Guide and Government Auditing Standards. She has spent those 20 years understanding and documenting clients’ internal control, assessing risk (often below maximum) and designing audit plans and procedures tailored to the clients’ internal controls and the assessed risks. She has experience in a variety of industries, not limited to nonprofit organizations, affordable housing, real estate development and property management, construction, mortgage banking, skilled nursing facilities and assisted living, manufacturing, and professional service industries.