Ashley Laufer, CPA

Senior Accountant

If you were to sum up Ashley’s approach to her job, it would be “seriously fun.” She sees each tax question as a puzzle to solve, building from her experience with previous clients. Ashley has spent a lifetime appreciating the importance of helping small to mid-size business through her own personal experience, and tackles each new day ready to learn something new. “Learning and innovation go hand-in-hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.” – William Pollard

Education

Western Connecticut State University – Danbury, CT

Bachelor’s of Business Administration, specialization in accounting

Career Highlights

  • Grew up in a small family-owned business and was attracted to accounting when she saw the importance of it, especially for small to mid-sized businesses
  • Enjoys her work in tax because she thinks of it as a puzzle to solve to get the best possible results for a client
  • Enjoys working with new clients, utilizing experiences from former clients to help them
  • Acts as the company IT Department – frequently assisting with programs including advanced Microsoft Excel functions

Did You Know?

  • Ashley is the proud mom of 2 amazing little girls
  • She co-leads a local Girl Scout troop – during the height of tax season, you would find about 500+ boxes of Girl Scout cookies in her house
  • Her family are active members of the Gaelic American Club in Fairfield, with her daughters participating in Irish step dancing and her sister-in-law playing violin in The Highland Rovers
  • In addition to being active members of the Gaelic American Club, Ashley and her family frequent Irish music events and festivals
  • Ashley and her family visit Saratoga Springs every year for vacation