Lauri Merritt

Executive Director Client Services, Southwest, USA

Lauri Merritt

Based in Los Angeles, Lauri is responsible for managing the international operations for clients across multiple industry sectors. Her role includes advising companies on international expansion strategies and identifying opportunities to facilitate operational compliance in accounting, finance, banking, tax, HR, and legal risk to improve the management and control of overseas operations. 

With over 20 years of professional experience, Lauri has held senior director roles in management consulting and business development at various global professional services firms, including PwC, EY, KPMG and Arthur Andersen. 

Lauri was inducted into Sweden’s Royal Order of the Amarante in 2012 and was appointed a Dame by the Swedish Monarchy. She is invited back bi-annually by the King of Sweden to attend the Royal ceremonies. She has held several board positons from CFO Leadership Council to charitable causes as Board member for National Charity League Juniors. 

She has a BA from UC Berkeley and an advanced certificate in marketing from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.

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