Laurie is a National Co-Leader ofthe BDO Nonprofit and Education Industry Group and the Greater Washington, DCOffice Managing Partner for the Nonprofit and Education practice, helping toshape the strategic direction of the industry group for the firm and the localpractice. She has over 25 years of experience providing audits and advisoryservices to the nonprofit industry in all subsegments, including colleges anduniversities, public charities, trade associations, social servicesorganizations, and private foundations.
She is a regular contributor tothe industry group's blog and quarterly newsletter, BDO Nonprofit Standard. Sheis a regular speaker at internal and external seminars on topics includingaccounting practices and internalcontrols of nonprofit organizations,governance issues, single and compliance audits, leadership development anddiversity and inclusion
Laurie was awarded one of the2013 Women to Watch Awards by the Greater Washington Society of CPAs for hercontributions to the profession.
American Institute of CertifiedPublic Accountants
Greater Washington Society ofCertified Public Accountants
Maryland Association of CertifiedPublic Accountants
America's Charities - Board ofTrustees Member
AICPA Government Audit QualityCenter - Audit Quality Partner
AICPA Not-for-Profit ConferenceSteering Committee Member
GWSCPA Women's Leadership Counseland Conference Steering Committee Member
University of Maryland AlumniAssociation - Board of Governors
B.S., Accounting, University ofMaryland at College Park