Joined NFP Partners in 2010
Earned a bachelor’s degree in business and healthcare from Concordia College
Laura Jorstad is an accomplished accounting professional who brings more than 20 years of nonprofit financial management experience to NFP Partners’ clients.
Laura has served in numerous fiscal capacities for the State of Colorado. While working for the State of Colorado, she provided oversight for grant management systems and oversaw multi-million dollar budgets. Furthermore, Laura developed processes and procedures for redesigned economic systems.
In a separate role, she served as the financial and grants management consultant to a prominent Colorado nonprofit organization. In this role, she selected and implemented a financial management system, participated in the development of a five-year, statewide strategic plan. Laura also developed a $50 million business plan and budget.
When Laura joined NFP Partners, the firm was in the development stage of its accounting services delivery model. Under Laura’s direction, the firm has provided a collaborative model of accounting, CFO, and transitional services to dozens of non-profits. The firm’s original three non-profit organizations are still receiving accounting services from the NFP Partners’ team.
Laura is a certified Abila MIP Fund Accounting™ consultant and has been instrumental in the training component of NFP Partners implementation services. Her background in the public health and nonprofit healthcare sector has been beneficial in guiding non-profits in the development and implementation of the software.
Laura is married to Tony and they have two school-age children, Robert and Anna. She enjoys playing piano, gardening, and golfing. You can also find Laura spending her free time walking the country roads, camping, or fishing in the mountains.