Maggie Wise

Maggie is a Senior Manager at Windham Brannon, in Atlanta, Georgia. With close to ten years of service in public accounting, Maggie's experience has led her to specialize in providing audit, accounting and financial reporting expertise to businesses, with a high degree of focus in the employee benefit plan industry. Maggie has a passion for coaching and mentoring, and is actively involved in her firm's staff development & CPE trainings, leadership programs, team building events, and internal process committees.

Robert Lavenberg

Robert A. Lavenberg is a National Employee Benefit Plan Audit Partner at BDO and has more than 30 years of experience with ERISA. Bob's expertise spans reporting, government compliance and assessment of tax implications for plans, including qualified retirement, health, welfare, and fringe benefit plans. He is a member and past chair of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) EBP Audit Quality Center Executive Committee. Bob is currently serving on the Department of Labor's ERISA Advisory Council and the AICPA Council.

Mark Blackburn

Mark, a Certified Public Accountant, leads LBMC’s employee benefit audit practice and has more than twenty years of plan audit experience. His experience includes auditing defined contribution, defined benefit, employee stock ownership and health and welfare plans; including limited-scope and full scope audits for both public companies and privately-held businesses. Mark is a former member of the AICPA's Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center Executive Committee and a current member of the AICPA's Employee Benefit Plan Expert Panel.