Why Cavendish Consulting?
At Cavendish Consulting we are passionate Human Resource experts who also have extensive business and financial backgrounds. Our expertise allows us to learn your business, understand the support business functions and link the workforce drivers to achieve desired business outcomes.
Founder & President
Laura is an accomplished executive with over 25 years of experience. Laura’s financial and human resource background gives her an ability to provide exceptional service to her clients, understanding their business issues and suggesting potential solutions while assessing the financial implications and risks.
Before founding Cavendish Consulting, Laura was an Executive Vice President at The Benefit Companies, a group of nine companies providing a vast array of human resource services. Laura provided strategic and executional leadership for the organization and worked with clients on their human resource initiatives.
Laura was the CFO and VP of Human Resources at Stein Garden and Home, a Wisconsin retail chain. Creating a cohesive plan, Laura led pivotal initiatives improving customer service while saving millions of dollars and enhancing margin.
The majority of Laura’s career was spent at Robert W. Baird, a regional broker dealer, where Laura was Managing Director of Finance, focusing on divisional business partnerships, compensation programs and aligning business goals with staff priorities.
Certified Public Accountant
Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional
Masters of Business Administration – Marquette University
Bachelor of Business in Accounting – University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee