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With an impressive 17 years of finance experience, Laura Cottingham joined Premier Parking in December 2017 as its new Chief Financial Officer.  Laura’s career in finance began at HRT and Holladay Properties, where she worked in property management accounting.  She then went on to spend 10 years in finance and accounting at Outpatient Imaging Affiliates, a healthcare radiology company.  Most recently, prior to joining Premier, Laura served for as Chief Financial Officer at HCTec, a healthcare IT staffing firm, for two years.

As a seasoned finance professional and CPA, Laura contributes a vast knowledge and proven success in a C-level finance role.  With a goal of achieving increased efficiency, Laura is leading Premier through various improvements in processes and controls with a focus on consistency, simplicity, and accuracy.

Laura is native to Nashville, where she resides with her husband and daughter. She holds a MBA in Accounting from Lipscomb University and is an active Certified Public Accountant. She is also a member of Women In Parking.

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?  A teacher.

Where is the coolest place you’ve ever visited?  Banff National Park in Canada.

What’s something about you that most people don’t know?  I was once in Tunis, Tunisia.