Laura serves as manager/in-charge, for numerous non-profit engagements, as well as several governmental entities. She also serves as a junior on many governmental, non-profit and educational audits. Laura also provides corporate and individual income tax preparation. A graduate of the University of Illinois, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy and a Masters of Accounting Science Degree, Laura began her career with K&A in 2009. In her spare time Laura enjoys sewing, especially cross-stitching.
Laurie has been with the Firm since 1997, and serves as the manager-in-charge of K&A's governmental audit practice. Her responsibilities include review of all governmental audits as well as researching any new pronouncements related to governmental auditing and accounting. Due to her expertise, she manages twenty-five governmental, non-profit and corporate audits. Additional service areas include providing corporate and individual income tax preparation. Professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Illinois CPA Society, and the Illinois Governmental Finance Officers Association. She is a graduate of Lewis University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy. Outside of the office Laurie enjoys working out at her gym and spending Saturdays hiking at the forest preserve with her dogs.
Abdullah joined K&A in 2009, and manages numerous non-profit, for-profit educational audits and governmental audits. He also provides corporate and individual income tax preparation, due diligence and valuation services. Abdullah is a graduate of the University of Illinois, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy and a Masters of Accounting Science, and is working towards his CPA designation. In his spare time he enjoys sports of all types, including basketball, football, baseball and tennis.
Cate has been with K&A since June 1999, and manages compliance and financial audits directly related to student financial assistance programs, not-for-profit, and governmental audits. Cate also provides corporate and individual tax services. Cate is a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy and is a member of the Illinois CPA Society. Outside of the office Cate enjoys art, particularly sketching.
Dave Robb, CPA
Dave Robb has been with the firm since 2010 and serves as manager on numerous Title IV, Governmental, and Not-For-Profit engagements. Dave is a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy. Outside the office, Dave enjoys running, reading, and watching New England Patriots' football games.