Laura is an enthusiastic finance leader with 15 years of experience building and leading startup and hyper growth companies. Laura began her career in public accounting as an auditor with Deloitte and quickly moved into private accounting at startups so she could make more immediate and significant impact. She has served in corporate controller, M&A, and VP Finance roles in startups across various industries, from travel, fashion, and lifestyle to renewable energy. As corporate controller of Harvest Power, a s, and assisted with three rounds of funding totaling over $210 million – including the company’s series C round of $110 million, which was the largest funding round in the US in 2012. Most recently, she led a celebrity branding powerhouse through dramatic strategy and finance turnaround efforts, globalizing the company’s celebrity brands through 37 countries.