Laura brings broad and diverse business management skills and knowledge gained through her nearly 30 years in senior level and executive positions in both public and private companies. She has experience in leading multiple functions including corporate finance, strategic planning, operations, human resource, and corporate development. She is a true business partner who digs in to understand the business dynamics and key drivers, resolve complex business issues, and effect change and help companies meet their strategic goals.
Most recently she served in the role of Chief Operating Officer for Heritage Wealth Advisors, a wealth management firm in Richmond. She was Chief Financial Officer of Tridium for 15 years, a technology company in the IoT space and subsidiary of Honeywell. In addition, she held several corporate finance positions, including the Director of Corporate Development, at Fort James Corporation (aka James River Paper Company) where she completed over $1.5 billion worth of transactions.