Lacey joined Empire Properties as Senior Accountant in 2018, handling full-cycle accounting for Empire Hard Hat Construction and Empire Historic Developments. She maintains contract documents, lien waivers and certificates of insurance and she manages job-related cash flow. She works directly with Empire’s Director of Construction to ensure proper compliance, including preparing and analyzing job cost reports and investigating variances.
She also develops and maintains relationships with key business partners and subcontractors, is the liaison for Empire’s audits and reviews, and is the point of contact for Human Resources matters, including screening, payroll and benefits.
She has bachelors of arts and science degrees in Accountancy and Information Systems with a minor in Criminal Justice from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Before Lacey joined Empire, she was a Senior Accountant at Clintax Clob in Cary and a Controller at Citadel Contractors in Apex. She has more than 16 years of experience in the accounting industry.