Laura Couvrette is a Partner in the Audit and Accounting group at Fuller Landau. With over 17 years of experience in public accounting, and a brief tenure in the finance group at Corus Entertainment, she helps entrepreneurs and owner-managers achieve their growth plans, pay less corporate and personal tax, and increase their wealth.
Clients describe Laura as organized, results-driven, and skilled at staying calm and thinking strategically to identify solutions in high-pressure situations. She is attentive and proactive when it comes to client service, and diligent in following projects through to completion. Her clients span a range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, entertainment, communications, retail, and consumer products.
Laura is a co-chair of Fuller Landau’s Marketing Committee, and a member of the firm’s Growth Committee and Human Resources Committee. She is an active mentor to a number of managers and directors on the team, ensuring they continually grow and develop on a professional level.
Outside of the office, Laura is an avid cyclist and world traveler with a passion for distance running, having completed numerous half and full marathons. As a nature enthusiast at heart, she is a member of the Board for the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada, and was recently designated a Woman for Nature by Nature Canada.
Academic Achievements, Memberships and Professional Designations
- Member, CPA Canada
- Member, CPA Ontario
- CPA Designation, 2002
Community Initiatives/Community Organizations
- Participant, Ride to Conquer Cancer
- Board Member, The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada
- Member, Nature Canada – Women for Nature
- Member, Women’s Executive Network
- Co-Chair, Fuller Landau Marketing Committee
- Member, Fuller Landau Growth Committee
- Member, Fuller Landau Human Resources Committee
Recent Posts by Laura
Proactive accounting controls are the most effective defense against a company’s losses due to theft or fraud. These controls remove the opportunity from potential fraudsters by identifying and shoring up vulnerabilities, and detect any attempts at theft or fraud early to minimize their impact. However, these controls are also very commonly overlooked; after all, a... Read More
As an audit firm, we are always advising our clients on when they should seek financing and how best to approach lenders. The reasons a business should seek financing will vary, and include supporting growth or expansion, ensuring sufficient working capital, mitigating cash flow fluctuations, dealing with emergency expenses, purchasing or replacing equipment, and hiring... Read More
There are many reasons for a business to engage in philanthropy: showing gratitude to the community that has contributed to your success, addressing an issue or injustice that is close to your heart, or simply to share your financial resources or time with those less fortunate, among others. However, there is a myth that philanthropy... Read More