Lauren Brown is the Budget Manager for The Alabama Productivity Center, a part of the Culverhouse College of Business and The University of Alabama. Lauren earned a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Alabama and is currently pursuing her Certified Management Accountant licensure.
While pursuing her undergraduate degree, Lauren managed Ellie Tuscaloosa, a local women’s boutique, where she initiated various strategic efforts and enjoyed helping customers shop. She then accepted a finance internship at ZF Chassis Systems, an international automobile supplier whose Tuscaloosa location primarily serves the Mercedes-Benz of Vance, Alabama. There, she learned a lot about the automobile industry, became proficient in the accounting information system, and aided in an internal audit.
Lauren joined the team at the Alabama Productivity Center in September 2019 as the Contracts and Grants Specialist and Budget Manager. She loves serving in the nursery as part of the Dream Team at her church, Church of the Highlands, and enjoys spending time outdoors at her husband’s family farm.