Laura Madeira is the owner of ACS, Inc., a software sales and consulting firm located in the greater Dallas, Texas area. She is one of the original members of the elite Intuit Trainer/Writer Network. Laura is a guest speaker for Intuit, sharing “What’s New for QuickBooks” each fall. She was also a founding member of the Intuit Customer Advisory Council and a recent member of the Intuit Solution Provider Council. She is an Advanced QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor, Enterprise, and Point of Sale Certified ProAdvisor, and is also a Sage Certified Consultant representing Sage 100 Contractor.
In addition to QuickBooks 2012 In Depth , Laura’s other titles from Que Publishing include QuickBooks 2010 Solutions Guide and QuickBooks Essentials DVD , which offers more than six hours of self-paced video instruction. She is also the co-author of QuickBooks 2010 on Demand . For more than 20 years, Laura has worked with companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries. Her focus has been to help the growing business become more successful by automating its internal accounting processes and improving its overall business financial reporting.
Additionally, Laura is a guest speaker for Intuit, providing training to thousands of consultants and accountants nationwide at numerous events. She is also a respected author for Intuit, writing technical training materials and presentations in addition to documenting and reviewing competing software.
Laura earned her accounting degree from Florida Atlantic University. She enjoys photography, art, and camping with her sisters. When Laura is not writing, she enjoys reading a good book or two!
More information can be found by visiting her website at www.quick-training.com .