Laura Roberts is Director of Professional Services with the Software division of Kaufman Hall, focusing on Financial Institutions. She serves as the executive sponsor overseeing software implementations for client banks, credit unions, and other financial organizations utilizing the Kaufman Hall Axiom Financial Institutions Suite of products.
Ms. Roberts has more than 20 years of experience in financial systems implementation, budgeting and forecasting, and management reporting. Prior to joining Kaufman Hall, she was Senior Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis with Sterling Bank. In that role, she led the implementation of Axiom software for funds transfer pricing, organizational profitability, incentive compensation management, and cash flow-based budgeting. She also led other financial systems implementations, including for general ledger, expense reporting, and various data warehouse initiatives. Earlier in her career, Ms. Roberts was director of Financial Planning and Accounting for Premera Blue Cross, where she led various financial systems implementations and provided oversight of the budgeting and forecasting process, and management and regulatory reporting.
Ms. Roberts began her career as a Certified Public Accountant after receiving her B.A. in Business from Central Washington University.