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Laura Culp

Partner-in-Charge

Laura Culp, CPA, PFS, MT, CCIFP, and partner-in-charge for Construction and Real Estate Services, has more than 30 years of experience working with the owners of privately held businesses to help them grow their wealth and implement tax saving strategies. Her extensive knowledge of the unique tax and financial issues that contractors and developers face is valued by her construction and real estate clients. Laura’s planning and wealth management skills provide clients with an integrated level of service, and clients appreciate her down to earth advice.

She is a Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP), AICPA Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds a FINRA 65 license.

Affiliations

  • Cleveland Clinic/Akron General Hospital and System Board Member
  • Greater Akron Chamber Board Member, Executive Committee Member
  • United Way of Summit County Board Member, 2017 Campaign Chair
  • Akron Children’s Hospital Hope Roundtable Committee Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)
  • Subcontractors Association of Northeast Ohio (SANEO)
  • Ohio Contractors Association (OCA) Akron-Canton Chapter Executive Committee Member
  • Akron Development Corporation, Board Member

Awards

  • 2019 BSA Great Trail Council Community Service Award
  • 2018 Akron Area YMCA Hunsicker Family Service to Youth Award
  • 2018 Read Family Difference Maker Award
  • 2017 Leadership Akron Lieberth Community Vision Award
  • 2013 Pinnacle Award-Lisle M. Buckingham Leadership Award
  • 2012 Women’s Network Woman of Achievement
  • 2008 Northeast Ohio Athena Finalist
  • 2007 University of Akron College of Business Administration Dr. Frank L. Simonetti Distinguished Alumni Award
  • 2005 United Way Woman Philanthropist of the Year
  • 1998 Western Reserve Girl Scout Council Woman of Distinction Community Volunteerism

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Business, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
  • Master of Taxation Degree, The University of Akron, Akron, OH

Laura Culp's Areas Of Expertise