B.B.A., Accounting–University of Texas at San Antonio
Laura Davies has been President of Deer Oaks since 2016. She leads and manages the operations of the company and focuses on the company’s strategic growth initiatives. Prior to being named President, Laura Served as Chief Financial Officer of Deer Oaks since joining the company in 2003. She brings almost 40 years of corporate finance, treasury management, and accounting experience to Deer Oaks. Although a finance professional, Laura has always had an operational focus and since joining Deer Oaks it has broadened to include clinical service delivery.
Laura previously served as Chief Financial Officer of a publically traded international railroad company. During her tenure with this high growth, acquisition-oriented company, Laura was responsible for all finance, risk management, treasury management, investor relations, and accounting functions. Laura also served on the board of directors and was integrally involved in the company’s initial public offering, subsequent public equity offerings, several private placements of debt and equity and numerous syndicated bank transactions. Prior to the railroad company, Laura was a practicing CPA and served as an Audit Manager with an international public accounting firm.