As CFO at NerdWallet, Laura is passionate about demystifying financial concepts to help people and businesses be successful. In her 20 years of experience, she's led high-performing teams, built the multifunctional capabilities required to enable continued growth and partnered with leaders to develop and implement strategic, financial and operating plans. Prior to joining NerdWallet, she served as vice president of finance at DaVita Rx, the pharmacy division at DaVita, a Fortune 500 company. Earlier in her career, she spent 12 years as an early-stage tech VC, leveraging her investment banking and corporate experience to help several portfolio companies achieve successful exits. Laura has an MBA from Wharton and a bachelor's degree in economics from University of California, Berkeley.