Team Member: Kathryn Leins, audit
Team Member Since: July 2018
What’s your favorite thing to do in Austin?
Run around the lake and take my son to the Thinkery. He loves the water!
What are your favorite reads?
“All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr and any book by Liane Moriarty
What’s your guilty pleasure?
What’s your favorite quote?
“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale
What do you do to relax?
Read and travel
Where would you like to travel?
If Hollywood made a movie about your life, who should be cast as you?
What’s on your bucket list?
Swimming with humpback whales, sleeping in a castle, and fostering a dog
What did you want to be when you were a child?
What do you enjoy most about ML&R?
I love getting to know my clients and learning about their businesses.
What does work-life balance mean to you? How does ML&R facilitate work-life balance?
Work-life balance means having control over my schedule and being trusted to get my work done. ML&R has an environment where I can take my son to the doctor at 3:00 and log on to finish my work after he goes to bed.
What makes ML&R a “Best Place to Work”?
I work with the smartest people I have ever met! There’s always something to learn and ways to grow.
What do you enjoy about working for a locally-owned firm?
It feels good to work for a company that cares about the community, whether it’s taking care of Austin businesses or giving time and money to local nonprofits.
How has your mentor made an impact on you?