Laura J. Lachmiller DBA


Laura J. Lachmiller, DBA

  • Position: Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-8071
  • Email:
  • Address: 211 Maurer Center

Laura’s significant doctoral research is in individual taxation positions, charitable contributions and executive compensation. Her primary research interests are in tax position and perceived quality within individual taxation as well as tax strategies. Laura was a Student Ambassador for the Ohio Society of CPAs in Toledo from 2006-2007. She earned several top awards while at Bluffton University.

  • Financial Executives Institute Senior Accounting Award for Bluffton University (2005)
  • 2nd place, Financial Executives Institute manuscript Contest on Retirement Plans (2005)
  • 2nd place, State of Ohio, Deloitte and Touche/American Accounting Association Essay Contest on Accounting and Outsourcing (2004)

Doctorate, Business Administration, accounting concentration, Anderson University, Anderson, IN (ABD)
., Accounting, University of Toledo (2007)
., Accounting and Business Administration, Bluffton University, Bluffton, OH (2006)


Financial Express from 2008-2013.
CPA, Financial Express, Toledo, OH 2008 – present
Staff Accountant, Gilmore, Jasion, & Mahler, Ltd, Maumee, OH 2007 – 2008


Instructor, Accounting, Bowling Green State University (2013 – present)
Adjunct Instructor
, Accounting, Bowling Green State University (2012-2013)
Part-time Instructor
, University of Toledo, 2009 – 2011


Certified Public Accountant

  • Individual taxation
    • Tax position
    • Client advocacy and client risk
  • Tax strategies
  • S corporations

Fink, P.R. and Laura J. Kirkendall, “Election Can Raise Deduction Limit for Investment Interest Expense,” Tax Strategies, March 2007.


Updated: 05/22/2023 08:29AM