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Laura Soileau

  • Partner, EAG Gulf Coast, LLC
  • Partner, EisnerAmper LLP
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Laura Soileau is a Partner in the firm. She has over 20 years of internal audit experience and her clients come from a diverse array of industries, including governmental, higher education, and professional services.  

Laura is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in internal audit, internal controls, governance, risk, compliance, and fraud-related matters. She is well-versed in leading and delivering system and organization control (SOC) examinations. In her extensive career, Laura has worked with audit committees, facilitated risk assessments for financial, operational, and technology audits, and coordinated with external auditors. She has also overseen the execution of audit plans and communicated with senior leadership and audit committees.

Furthermore, she’s adept at helping small to mid-size organizations in assessing their current state environment and making recommendations to improve performance, including identification of internal controls tailored to the organization as well as opportunities to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the organization. 

Additionally, Laura is experienced in fraud prevention and detection, including the development of a client-specific risk-based approach to fraud monitoring and investigation using data analytics.  

Laura is heavily involved with The Institute of Internal Auditors and previously served as the Chairman of The IIA’s North American Board of Directors.  Laura was also named one of twenty "emerging Leaders" by The IIA in 2014. She has also co-authored multiple articles for IA magazine and regularly presents on internal audit and fraud-related topics. 

Prior to joining the firm, Laura was a Director at Postlethwaite & Netterville (P&N), a leading full-service accounting and business advisory firm.


  • Internal Audit
  • Internal Controls
  • Higher Education
  • Non-Profit
  • Professional Services

Credentials & Education

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
  • Certified in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • University of Arkansas: BS, Accounting & Marketing
  • Louisiana State University: MS, Accounting


  • The Institute of Internal Auditors
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association

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