Get to Know Laurie
Laurie is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Financial PlannerTM professional, Accredited Estate Planner , Registered Representative, member of both the Financial Planning Association and PICPA, and Senior Vice President of Valley National Financial Advisors. Laurie provides individuals with personal service for their tax and financial planning needs.
Every Wednesday evening, Laurie serves as host of Your Financial Choices – Conversational Radio for Your Financial Life on WDIY 88.1 FM (a local NPR member station). Laurie also contributes periodic articles for news publications. She serves as the Personal Financial Planning Column Coordinator for the PICPA’s CPA Journal.
Laurie is on the Leadership Team for the American Heart Association Go Red for Women Lehigh Valley, a cabinet member of Women United (formerly Women’s Leadership Council of United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley), and a board member for TEDx Lehigh River. She is Past President of the Estate Planning Council of the Lehigh Valley.
Laurie enjoys problem solving and interacting with people. She finds it most rewarding when she can explain complicated issues to people to help them through very sensitive times in their life, such as the loss of a loved one or a divorce.
After 30 years working in accounting and finance, Laurie says the fun part is getting to know people. “I put all my emotions into my work. I make an investment in people. It is important for me to be part ofpeople’s lives.”
Laurie resides in Orefield with her husband and loves spending time with her son and two daughters. Laurie loves vacationing with her family at Lake Michigan.