Laura arrived at Bluefield College in April of 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, Laura was a Financial Analyst in Abingdon, Virginia, 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 and Lauren, both of whom attend Virginia Tech. She and her family attend Celebration Church in Blountville, Tennessee. Laura has also proudly served in the United States Army as a military intelligence officer.