Laura Shainker, originally from Sandy Springs, earned a BBA in Accounting from the University of Georgia prior to passing the CPA Exam. Most recently, Laura was Director of Business Development at Creative Financial Staffing (CFS), responsible for developing client relationships with Financial Management Executives in the Atlanta area. Prior to CFS, Laura was a successful Sales, Marketing, and Business Partner Representative with IBM in Los Angeles then Atlanta. Laura has owned and managed two small businesses in Sandy Springs. Her strong experience working in Sandy Springs area schools includes roles as PTA Co-President, Ridgeview Foundation Board Member, Riverwood International Charter School Performing Arts Board Member, Riverwood Athletic Association Volunteer, and K-12 Substitute Teacher for several years. Laura decided to leave CFS recently to pursue her passion working as an artist, showing and selling her paintings in local shows and online.