Today, CTBK announced that Laura J. Markle, CPA has been admitted to the firm’s partnership.
During her 15 years with the firm, Laura has specialized in providing tax compliance, tax planning, and consulting services to family limited investment partnerships, high net-worth individuals, and closely-held businesses.
In addition to her technical experience, Laura has been involved in firm initiatives such as mentoring and training staff, as well as technology implementation and process innovation for the tax-focused area of the firm.
“Laura has exhibited the core values of CTBK while providing excellent service to our clients and assisting in the development of our people,” said Jon Pellish, CTBK partner. “Laura has spent her entire career with CTBK, having started as a staff accountant, which makes this milestone even more special for our firm. I have had the pleasure of working with her since her very first day here at CTBK and I am extremely proud to have watched her develop into our newest partner” said Pellish.
Laura holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Niagara University. She is actively involved in the community as a Board Member and Treasurer of the Mount St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation, and a Board Member and Treasurer of Heart, Love, and Soul.
A native of Grand Island, Laura currently resides in Niagara Falls with her husband, Steve.