Laura Lazzerini has worked in accounting and human resources for more than 30 years with an emphasis on nonprofit accounting for more than 20, taking on progressively more complex positions in the field of nonprofit accounting. Currently, Ms. Lazzerini oversees all the financial operations for ACCEL.
Laura graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting and Economics from Illinois State University. After spending many years in nonprofit accounting, Ms. Lazzerini came to ACCEL in 2007 and has seen the agency grow significantly since that time. In addition to her talents in accounting, Laura has a passion for pet therapy and researched, wrote and implemented ACCEL’s first ever dog therapy program, leading the way with ACCEL’s beloved therapy dog, Luna. She is currently training a second dog, Toro, to add to the program in the coming years.
Outside of ACCEL, Laura has a passion for animals, currently serving as a volunteer with her certified therapy dog for Gabriel’s Angels and volunteering with two dog rescue organizations.