Laura is the newest member of the Leadership Team arriving in April 2013. She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master of Arts degree in Computer and Information Resources Management from Webster University. She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of Arizona. Prior to arriving at Bluefield College, she was a Financial Analyst in Abingdon, VA for People Incorporated and a Finance Director for Central Presbyterian Church in Bristol, VA. Additionally, she was an instructor at Emory and Henry College for five years where she taught accounting and business law classes. Laura has two children, Josh, who is a senior at Virginia Tech, and Lauren, who will be a transfer student from Virginia Tech to Bluefield College this fall. Laura and her family are members of Providence Community Church in Abingdon, VA where she serves as a Trustee. Laura has also proudly served in the United States Army as a military intelligence officer.