Laura has a very diversified background in marketing, finance and information technology. In addition to overseeing TVA’s financial operations, she also acts as an executive producer in bringing in new business and managing the production aspects of the operation including casting, location scouting and production crews. Utilizing her trilingual/cultural background and skills, she is an excellent in-house interpreter and business consultant to our clients who are seeking opportunities in Asia, especially the growing market in China. Laura served as a Vice President at Countrywide Financial in 2007. Prior to joining Countrywide, Laura worked for eight years in the IT arena at both Yahoo and Sprint, with main focus on IT Performance Management. She also owned a successful import and export business handling luxury automobile parts and home products. Prior to pursuing her education in the U.S., she was a managing director at a major pharmaceutical company in China for its import and export business worldwide.
Laura holds a MBA degree from the University of Missouri and a bachelor’s degree in English from China. She also has done studies in Mass Communications and Intercultural Communications. Laura loves to dance and travel. She has explored 33 states since she came to the U.S. in 1997. She is happily married to her soulmate, life companion and career partner, Jeffery Goddard. Their best production to date is Abigail, born in Sept. 2008.