Laura Vansuch


Laura leads our Washington D.C. nonprofit assurance and tax team and has more than 20 years of experience auditing, accounting, and consulting with nonprofit organizations. She has developed audit plans, assisted with fieldwork coordination, and performed audit reporting for financial statement audits. In addition, she has completed various tax returns for nonprofits. Her experience includes providing services to a variety of complex tax-exempt organizations including, religious organizations, independent schools, social service organizations, foundations, associations, and others. She is a member of the firm’s national nonprofit industry team. Laura also serves as an audit and accounting instructor internally for CLA, training staff on accounting and auditing changes and other topics affecting nonprofits. She has also taught at several seminars on various topics, including sessions on FASB reporting standards changes for nonprofits, risks of occupational fraud facing nonprofits, telling your full story with the form 990, and grant compliance.


  • Bachelor of science in accounting from Salisbury University
  • Master of business administration from University of Phoenix

In the community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Society of Association Executives
  • Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Independence Now, Finance Committee Member
  • Maryland Association of Community Services
  • Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants