Laura is a director in the CBIZ National Tax Office. She began her career at Arthur Andersen as a tax consultant. Later, she transitioned into an operations management role where she managed the financial, human resources and risk management processes of the local tax department. Laura worked on the transaction and integration project that brought over 300 people from Andersen into KPMG in 2002. Upon joining KPMG, she then transitioned into a tax operations role in the Kansas City KPMG office.
In 2004, Laura accepted a position with CBIZ as a project manager where she could use her knowledge of the accounting industry to help nationalize many of the firm’s systems and processes. She worked on several national implementations before migrating back to tax. She joined CBIZ’s National Tax Office where she is a key member in developing action plans to execute the National Tax strategic plan. She is also the primary point of contact for all newly acquired tax departments.
Laura is involved in the nationalization efforts of the tax practice including standarization of policies, procedures and tax solutions. She co-leads the management of the national tax solutions and oversees many of the backoffice operations of the National Tax Office.