Laura Carlson

Laura Carlson

MSA, PMP

Mergers and Acquisitions Integrations Manager

MSA, PMP

Laura Carlson has over 15 years of experience in process improvement and M&A Integration. Her responsibilities include collaborating with all stakeholders to successfully onboard and integrate acquired firms, effectively manage operational transitions as well as monitor the success of our acquisition integration and strategic efforts. Laura was instrumental in developing SAM’s integration playbook and continues to improve the process in order to make integration transitions as seamless as possible, especially those containing individuals joining SAM as part of an acquired firm.

Laura is a Registered Project Management Professional (PMP) has a BA in Business Management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham as well as a Master’s in Accountancy from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Laura’s professional experience spans a wide range of Process Improvement in multiple disciplines like IT, Operations, Customer & Supplier Relations, etc. as well as Financial and Data Analysis and Project Management.

Laura’s favorite SAM core value is Excellence in Service. She believes that the excellent service we provide is a foundational element to SAM’s success and that this value exemplifies the unparalleled culture SAM provides to all its stakeholders.  She is a supporter and advocate of St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Breast Cancer Society, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and American Heart Association. She currently resides in Birmingham, Alabama.