Lauren Padron has been the Global Controller since joining Spirit in 2016. In her role at Spirit, she is responsible for budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting and human resource functions. Prior to Spirit, she began her accounting career in the music industry by joining SFX Entertainment as the Manager of Consolidations and shortly after became Assistant Controller. During her time at SFX Entertainment, Lauren oversaw the global consolidation and reporting process for numerous entities that produced EDM music festivals such as TomorrowLand, TomorrowWorld, Life in Color, Electric Zoo and Mysteryland.
Lauren started her career as an auditor for Grant Thornton. She received her B.B.A in marketing and accounting from Hofstra University and obtained an M.S. in accounting from St. John’s University.