Laura Madeira is the owner of ACS, Inc., a software sales and consulting firm located in the greater Dallas, Texas area. Her affiliations with Intuit include being an Intuit Solution Provider, a select Member of the Intuit Trainer/Writer Network, Advanced QuickBooks Certified, Enterprise and Point of Sale Certified and member of the Intuit Solution Provider Advisory Council.

Laura is also the author of  several QuickBooks Desktop technical guides as well as QuickBooks self-paced video instruction. She has also co-authored several years versions of the QuickBooks on Demand series all offered by Que Publishing. More information can be found on her website. Click here for her last QuickBooks Desktop technical guide still useful for current versions of QuickBooks Desktop.

For more than 25 years Laura has worked with companies of all sizes and from many varied industries. Her focus has been to help the small to mid-sized growing businesses become more successful by automating their internal accounting processes and reporting functions.

Additionally, Laura is a guest speaker for Intuit, providing training to thousands of consultants and accountants nationwide. She is also a respected author for Intuit writing technical training materials presentations and documenting her research and review of competing software solutions. Her QuickBooks at Year-End document is one of the most sought after publications that Intuit offers its ProAdvisor consultants.

Laura has served on two Intuit Customer Advisory Councils, and has been a consultant representing the accountant community during product development for multiple years for QuickBooks Desktop. She earned her accounting degree from Florida Atlantic University.