Laura is a Partner and member of the leadership team in the firm’s Real Estate group, and has been with the firm since 2004. Laura works with clients to identify issues and develop practical approaches to tax and audit matters, while considering the current and future impact of those decisions. Recommendations are tailored to each client, which provides for flexibility within the confines of audit and tax standards.
Laura provides financial reporting, tax, business advisory, and consulting services to clients in the real estate and hospitality industries. She works with a diverse group of clients and property types, including multi-use, hotels, commercial, multi-family and retail. Laura leads all aspects of an engagement, including the accounting, tax and advisory services for owners and trusts. She also works with the Commercial Business group and provides financial reporting, tax and accounting services to non-profit organizations, including private foundations.
Laura takes a holistic approach to each engagement and advises clients on the most optimal ways to structure a deal based on her understanding of their business and personal situation. Clients appreciate her depth of expertise and breadth of experience, especially when issues arise which aren’t typical textbook matters.
Laura understands the details of real estate entities, and her involvement in real estate industry organizations enables her to stay up-to-date on current industry trends. Clients view Laura as a resource and value her significant relationships with industry professionals and access to their varied skillset. Laura is a graduate of Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Accounting.
CREW Boston – President, August 2020-July 2021
CREW Boston – President-Elect, August 2019-July 2020
CREW Network Foundation, Champion Director, 2019-2020
NAIOP (The Commercial Real Estate Development Association) Silver Gavel Member, 2017-present
Greater Boston Convention & Visitors’ Bureau – Board of Directors, Treasurer, 2017-present
CREW Boston (formerly NEWiRE) – Board of Directors, 2014-2017
CREW Boston – Treasurer, 2015-2017
CREW Boston – Co-chair Community Involvement Committee, 2014-2017
CREW Boston – Co-chair Sponsorship Committee, 2014-2015
CREW Boston – Co-chair Rising Leaders Networking Group, 2013-2014
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants