CONFERENCE SPEAKING APPEARANCES


New Markets Tax Credit Conference

Novogradac & Company

"NMTC 101: The Basics"

New Orleans, LA

October 2013

 

New Markets Tax Credit Conference

Novogradac & Company

"NMTC 101: The Basics

Washington, D.C.

June 2013

 

New Markets Tax Credit Conference

Novogradac & Company

“NMTC 101: The Basics”

San Diego, CA

January 2013

 

New Markets Tax Credit Conference

Novogradac & Company

“NMTC 101: The Basics”

New Orleans, LA

October 2012

 

New Markets Tax Credit Summit

Reznick Group

"101 Workshop”

Miami, FL

April 2012

 

New Markets Tax Credit Conference

Novogradac & Company

“NMTC 101: The Basics”

San Diego, CA

January 2012

 

New Markets Tax Credit Investors Conference

Novogradac & Company

“Pre-conference Workshop: NMTC The Basics”

Chicago, IL

October 2011

 

New Markets Tax Credit Summit

Reznick Group

“Become an Expert in Four Hours: Learning the Nuts and Bolts of the NMTC Program: NMTC Due Diligence CDE Perspective"

Miami, FL

May 2011

 

New Markets Tax Credit Conference

Novogradac & Company

“NMTC 101: The Basics”

San Diego, CA

January 2010

Laura Baron, CFO

Certified Public Accountant

MBA, University of Southern California

BA, Economics, UCLA

 

Laura Baron joined SDS in 2009 as Vice President and Controller and now serves as CFO. She oversees  all operational and financials processes from project analysis and management to accounting and regulatory compliance for all SDS divisions and subsidiaries and helps guide the company's growth and strategic direction.  Ms. Baron is a CPA and previously spent 12 years as a finance and portfolio operations executive.  She has managed more than $2 billion in assets for firms including Ryland Homes, Wilshire Associates, and Trust Company of the West.  Ms. Baron's passion for community development extends beyond her work at SDS.  Ms. Baron is passionate about helping underserved communities and participates in special projects to assist public charter schools achieve fiscal responsibility.