Laurie Smith is a Tax Manager with the firm’s Individual Tax Practice. Working with high net worth individuals, and clients within the financial services and real estate industries, Laurie provides individual, fiduciary, and gift tax services assistance. She works closely with her clients to discuss their personal tax situations with them so she can deliver these services in a way that’s customized to meet her clients’ precise needs.
Inside the firm, Laurie is highly involved in creating and presenting content for internal trainings and mentoring developing tax professionals (with particular focus on those within the tax preparation group) to best support the firm’s emerging professionals. She also takes part in the firm’s dynamic recruiting program by attending events and conducting interviews that help attract the highest caliber of next generation professionals to the firm.
Additionally, Laurie spearheads the firm’s participation in the Ellevate Women’s Network and is responsible for fostering engagement with women in the firm to attend both in-person and online events and strategize additional ways the organization can benefit and empower female leaders.
Laurie attended West Virginia University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science Administration in Accounting.