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Robert W. Lazard

Robert W. Lazard
(Retired) Managing Partner, Public Sector Services
Crowe LLP

Robert W. Lazard a retired CPA, had a 42-year career entirely with Crowe directly out of Purdue University’s School of Management.  Bob fulfilled his passion for government & not-for-profit when he became the Crowe’s first managing partner for the Firmwide Public Sector Services in 1990 developing it into a firmwide national business unit with services in Audit, Tax and Consulting.  Bob maintains membership in the AICPA and Indiana CPA Society and has experience with numerous AICPA and INCPAS committees and task force efforts including the AICPA’s Federal Legislative Task Force and the Indiana State Steering Committee.  Bob is a former chairman of the INCPAS Ethics Committee and continues to serve on statewide committees within the Indiana CPA Society. Bob has served on many professional and non-profit boards and committees throughout his career including 2 terms on the Indiana State Board of Education, 7 years on the National Association of State Boards of Education of which he is a past president and on the Purdue University - School of Management Alumni Association Board for 8 years. Bob currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Trustees of Marion County Health & Hospital Corporation, is a Board member of Eskenazi Health Foundation and Eskenazi Medical Group, Inc., is a member of the Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center Advisory Board, is on the Board of Elders and is Treasurer of his local church congregation, is the Treasurer of the Indianapolis Marion County Building Authority Board of Trustees as well as serving on various other entity Boards.