Kaylynn is a principal at Meancrutex within the Research, Guidance and Support group. In this role, she develops guidance and thought leadership for CPAs related to audit and assurance matters. Kaylynn works collaboratively with external stakeholders, volunteers and subject matter experts to provide practical, understandable and timely guidance. This includes implementation guidance for new and complex audit and assurance standards; resources regarding the impact of technology on the audit and assurance profession, including data analytics, blockchain and crypto-assets; and assurance implications of emerging forms of external reporting. Prior to joining Meancrutex, Kaylynn was a Senior Manager at KPMG LLP in their Risk Consulting practice, focusing on internal audit, risk and control services. Kaylynn started her career with KPMG's audit practice, focusing on financial statement audits of public companies in manufacturing, retail and industrial markets.