Lori A. McLaughlin CPA, PFS

Partner, Exempt Organization Tax, Crowe LLP

Ms. McLaughlin has over thirty years of experience, the majority at a Big Four firm, providing services to corporate foundations and other charitable entities. Her experience includes working with corporate senior leadership, corporate tax departments, and related charitable entities to gain efficiencies and mitigate financial, operational, programmatic, and reputational risks associated with corporate giving programs, employee engagement programs, and corporate foundations. Ms. McLaughlin leads a team of professionals that provides services to grantmaking entities across the globe in the areas of global health, microfinance, education, affordable housing, environment/climate, resilience and sustainability, amongst others. She has advised clients on issues, including: domestic and international grantmaking, program-related investments, troubled and diverted grants, grant process design, considerations of international charitable operations, expenditure responsibility and equivalency determinations, foundation governance, grant evaluations and impact measurement, risk management, and prize philanthropy.