Maren is an Associate Director at Ernst & Young LLP and focuses on providing high-growth, private, or IPO-bound companies with EY services to fit their unique needs including audit, tax, transaction, and advisory services. She has extensive experience working closely with companies to advise them on executing their growth and financing strategies. She is a licensed CPA in Texas and has served both public and private clients as well as having assisted clients with mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, and private equity transactions. Maren helps lead the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program for Central Texas and is dedicated to the start-up and entrepreneurial ecosystem in Austin. In addition to APA!, Maren sits on the board of the Austin Technology Council and is a mentor to the Founder Institute incubator.
Maren has been a supporter of APA! since 2010 and is passionate about animal welfare and believes strongly in the No Kill movement. She lives in Austin with her husband Clay and their two dogs, Murphy and Gabby.