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Charlotte, North Carolina

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  • Advisory

Erin M. Lentz




Executive summary

Erin is a partner in the Risk Advisory Services practice. Located in Charlotte, NC, Erin has over 15 years of experience leading large, complex risk and regulatory compliance engagements and assisting clients with compliance audits, internal investigations, fraud risk assessments, and regulatory remediation. Erin has led internal investigations related to embezzlements, financial statement fraud schemes, accounting improprieties, and other allegations of fraud and misconduct.

Currently, Erin is the lead engagement partner overseeing a team of 90+ colleagues to help validate the remediation of a major regulatory enforcement action related to operational risk, compliance, and governance matters. She previously led an internal investigation including a root cause analysis and current state risk assessment related to allegations of fraud and misconduct.

Additionally, Erin served as the primary engagement leader for the compliance validation work performed for the Office of Mortgage Settlement Oversight where she managed the on-going testing of compliance per the National Mortgage Settlement agreement between the State Attorney Generals and one of the Nation’s largest mortgage servicers.

Outside of her client and practice responsibilities, Erin is passionate about serving as a mentor and leader in her community. She leads the Charlotte Women @ GT program and serves as a Dean in Grant Thornton's Senior Manager Academy, helping senior managers prepare for future leadership positions.



Professional qualifications and memberships

  • Certified Public Accountant, NC License #34536
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)




  • Duke University, MBA
  • University of Hawaii – Manoa, BBA

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