About Laura

Laura E. Hokanson, CPA, CGMA, MSc is proud to serve the accounting, consulting and tax needs of a wide variety of small businesses, churches, non-profits and individuals.  As a local Southwest Colorado CPA, I am in the best position to offer candid financial advice and guidance. I take the time to learn about your business or organization then forge a plan to assist you with all of your accounting and tax needs, saving you valuable time and resources.

Experience the personal attention and quality support Laura E. Hokanson, CPA, CGMA, MSc has come to be known for in the Four Corners. Contact me today at (970) 426-2256 to set up an appointment for a free consultation.


My mission is to provide accounting, consulting and tax services with integrity, excellence and timeliness. Within this mission, I strive to treat each client with honor, respect and genuine concern for their financial health and prosperity.

Laura Hokanson CPA

Laura E. Hokanson, CPA, CGMA, MSc

Laura has used her combination of over 25 years' of public accounting and teaching experience to provide new and growing businesses with a broad variety of creative and practical accounting, consulting and tax services. Laura is also a QuickBooks Desktop ProAdvisor, and has worked with a variety of other accounting software packages, including not-for-profit and construction specific packages, which allows her to provide her clients with a variety of accounting software consulting services.

Laura works toward improving her client’s operating efficiency and effectiveness by systematically identifying, assessing, and providing the consulting, accounting, and business service needs of her clients. Calling upon her two decades of experience in the church, faith-based, not-for-profit and construction industries, Laura tailors her business solutions to meet the unique and frequently changing needs of new and growing businesses.

Locally, Laura is the Executive Director of TLAF International, a Christian mission organization serving South Africa. She has also authored and taught a financial management workshop in a local church in Durango and has taught introduction to QuickBooks classes with the Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center. Laura is also a member of the American Society of CPA’s and is licensed in Colorado and California.

Prior to moving to Colorado in mid-2008, Laura taught client’s accounting staff and in-house training for staff accountants while working in California, and Managerial Accounting at the University of Saskatchewan while obtaining her master’s degree.

Laura received her Bachelor of Science degree, with a concentration in accounting, from California State University, Sacramento and her Masters of Science degree in accounting from the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Among her notable honors, she was the recipient of a 1994-1995 Fulbright Scholarship to study and conduct research in Canada.

Laura has two grown daughters, two grandchildren and enjoys participating in living history events, quilting, gardening and hiking in the beautiful mountains surrounding Bayfield and Durango.