Our People

Laura Watkins

  • Marketing Manager
  • Birmingham

Laura joined BMSS in 2017 and serves as the firm’s marketing and public relations manager. She is responsible for developing and implementing strategic marketing plans throughout the firm’s Alabama footprint. She is also responsible for nurturing current clients while providing insight and assistance in developing new client relationships via public relations, marketing, business development efforts, event planning and thought leadership.

With almost 15 years of experience in marketing, Laura has worked for the Olympic and Paralympic Training Site Lakeshore Foundation and, most recently, at another local accounting firm.

Growing up in Mobile, Laura now calls Birmingham home with her husband, Mitch and their daughter, Ava Grace. They are expecting a little boy in March 2021. When not at work, she loves spending time with family and friends, running, reading, cooking and decorating then redecorating her home. She also enjoys serving as the community life leader for her daughter’s kindergarten grade.

Education

  • Auburn University
    • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

Memberships

  • Association for Accounting Marketing
    • Member
  • Lifeline Children’s Services
    • Alabama Board Member
  • Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church
    • Member
  • Women of Influence (WIN)
    • Steering Committee Member