• Master of Taxation from The University of Akron
• Master’s degree in accounting from Kent state University
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, summa cum laude, from Kent State University


Laura is a principal with CLA with nearly 20 years of consulting and taxation experience. Laura handles personal and business taxation with extensive experience serving middle-market corporations in the manufacturing and wholesale distribution industries. Laura also specializes in expatriate tax matters, assisting international in-bound and out-bound clients with tax planning and compliance. She is a member of the Firm's Manufacturing and Wholesale-Distribution Services Group. Before joining the firm, Laura worked as a tax accountant for an international accounting and consulting firm.

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In the community

• ATHENA Akron, Inc. Board member
• Women's Endowment Fund committee member
• Women's Network of Northeast Ohio
   - Served on Executive Board, Finance Director
   - Recipient of the Member of the Year Award and Women of Professional Excellence Award
• Greater Akron Chamber's Knowledgeable Network of Women
• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
• Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants