Laura Jorstad is an accomplished accounting professional who brings 20 years of nonprofit financial management experience to NFP Partners. Jorstad, who holds a bachelor’s degree in business and healthcare from Concordia College in Minnesota, has been with NFP Partners since 2010.
Prior to joining the NFP Partners team, Jorstad served in numerous fiscal capacities for the State of Colorado, where she managed multiple employees, provided oversight for grant management systems, oversaw multi-million dollar budgets, and developed processes and procedures for redesigned economic systems. In addition, 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, and 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 over 25 non-profits. The firm’s original three non-profit organizations are still receiving accounting services from the NFP Partners’ team.
Laura is also 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, golfing, walking the country roads and spending the weekends camping and fishing in the mountains.