Gunnar Lenzen, CPA*
Senior associate - financial advisory services
I grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and lived there until I started at Wartburg College; a private liberal arts college in Waverly, Iowa. While at Wartburg, I played soccer and received my bachelor’s degree in both accounting and finance.
Upon graduation, I moved to Des Moines, Iowa where I started my career in EY’s audit assurance practice in financial services, primarily focused on public and private insurance companies in both the life insurance sector and the property & casualty insurance sector. In my time as an auditor, I worked on year-end financial statement audits, quarterly reviews, and annual SOX control testing. My biggest takeaway from my time with EY is I am passionate about problem solving, teaming, client service, and client experience - which led me to Embark! I am looking forward to helping Embark solve problems, continue to build strong client relationships, and provide excellent service.
When I’m not at work, I’m passionate about getting outside, doing all things fitness, trying new food, exploring craft breweries and cozy coffee shops, and cheering on my beloved Iowa Hawkeyes.