Lou Port, CPA*
Director - financial advisory services
I was born in Uniontown, PA - about an hour south of Pittsburgh. But as anyone from Western PA will tell you, that means I'm from Pittsburgh. I have a degree in Accounting from Penn State - We Are! - with a minor in Management Information Systems. After school I spent a few years in audit at Arthur Andersen (no, really) in Pittsburgh, where I also earned my CPA.
After that stint, I moved to the Washington, DC area, where I had roles in internal, external, and SEC reporting and consulting. Eventually I moved again to my wife's hometown of Tampa, FL where I held controller roles for both public and private companies. I've dabbled in a wide variety of industries over the years, so I'm very excited to be able to help our clients in a wide variety of ways and to be a part of our growing Embark team here in Florida and across the country.
Out of the office, my wife and I have three amazing kids (12, 10, and almost 7) who keep us busy. But I also enjoy golf, tennis, and dabbling in backyard astronomy - when I'm not watching my Nittany Lions.