Aurora has practiced public accounting since 2016. She has experience with clients in many phases of growth and industries, including not-for-profit organizations, institutes of higher education, and professional services companies. Aurora’s experience includes a focus in federal grant compliance audits for both not-for-profit and for-profit entities.

Aurora currently leads the firm’s Black Business Resource Group.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, 40 Under 40 Advisory Committee – University of Oregon’s Lundquist College of Business
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, National Association of Black Accountants
  • Member, Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Treasurer, Seattle Architecture Foundation Board of Directors


  • BS, accounting, University of Oregon

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