Laurie Billings has practiced accounting since 1991. She was born and raised in Tyler, Texas.
Laurie attended Texas A&M University and received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting in May of 1991. She moved to Dallas to work for Baylor University Medical Center, then returned to Tyler and started a family. During and after this time, she worked at Arms, Jeffers and Company before moving to work for Rick Barrett in 1999.
Laurie is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, as well as the Texas Society of CPAs. Her husband, Sam, is the funeral director at Lloyd James. They have three children, Jake, Sara – both of whom are enrolled at Texas A&M University – and Anna, who is still in high school. Laurie captains several USTA and USPTA ladies’ tennis teams, and regularly attends church and bible studies.