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Laura Jones, CPA

Audit Associate

Professional Experience

Laura began her accounting career in 2002 with Dixon Hughes, PLLC in Memphis, Tennessee. She became Audit Manager, focusing her efforts on clients in real estate, government, non-profit, manufacturing, and higher education. In May 2009, Laura became a Supervisor at Carr, Riggs & Ingram LLC, where she helped build the audit and attest department. She also spent her time researching significant tax issues and preparing tax returns for corporations, partnerships, individuals, and non-profit organizations.

Laura joined Maxwell Locke & Ritter in 2011, where she now focuses on middle market clients including those in manufacturing, wholesale & retail, professional services, employee benefit plans, and governmental audits of municipal utility districts.

Industry Focus

  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Government
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Wholesale & Retail


  • The University of Alabama - Bachelor of Science in Commerce & Business Administration
  • The University of Alabama - Master of Tax Accounting



  • NAMI Central Texas, Finance Committee Secretary
  • American Red Cross, Volunteer
  • Capital Area Food Bank, Volunteer


  • Austin Crimson Tide Club, Treasurer
  • Austin Pets Alive!, Volunteer Team Lead
  • Alzheimer’s Association, Volunteer


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
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