Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Laura Tshilumba, CPA

Laura is the firm's International Tax Practice Leader. With over 16 years of expertise, Laura serves middle-market companies in several industries including consumer products, manufacturing, distribution, TV broadcasting, technology and real estate. An educator at heart, Laura is a presenter on international tax matters with her favorite subjects being global mobility and expatriate taxation.

Specialized Expertise

Laura has extensive expertise in international tax planning and compliance. Serving clients throughout the world, Laura is committed to helping her clients maximize tax savings strategies in the U.S., while also implementing an aligned global strategy for clients with multi-national operations.

Laura believes in developing and sustaining long lasting relationships with clients and working collaboratively to deliver customized solutions and a favorable client experience.

Laura is fluent in French and previously served as a member of the French Desk at a national CPA firm. acting as a resource to French multi-nationals. She serves as a Board Member of Leap Year, a non-profit organization focusing on improving literacy and college enrollment for first generation metro-Atlanta high school graduates.

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About Laura

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, summa cum laude, Salem State University

Fitness inspired, health and wellness coach

Enjoys traveling around the world with her husband and son

Loves to read, cook, and dance

Professional and Community Memberships

Licensed CPA in Georgia and Massachusetts

American Institute of CPAs and Georgia Society of CPAs

Board Member Leap Year

I am happy to write this recommendation regarding the professionalism, integrity, and technical expertise of HLB Gross Collins P.C. (HLB). The professionals at HLB always exhibit an exceptional level of competence while diligently working to adhere to deadlines.
Additionally, HLB Gross Collins, P.C. applied their expertise in calculating the U.S. GAAP deferred tax provision. The firm exhibited tremendous tax knowledge in this area and we were impressed by their expertise.
I am happy to recommend HLB Gross Collins, P.C. based on their international expertise, specifically related to GAAP, as well as their technical ability and attentiveness to quality and personal relationships.

Randall Mertz, President & CEO

ORAFOL Americas Inc.

HLB Gross Collins, P.C. consistently demonstrates integrity, professionalism, and technical ability. Additionally, they adhere to time deadlines, and most of all, display a concern and passion for our best interests.

Curtis A. Pollock Co-COO & J. Bruce Bolick CFO


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