Notable CFOs: John Lauber

Class of 2022

  • Category: Notable CFOs
  • Number of years working in your current industry: 36
  • Undergrad degree/university: BBA Accounting, UW-Oshkosh 1973

John Lauber has served as contract chief financial officer to Milwaukee-based Northwest Side Community Development Corp. for five years through Lauber Business Partners, which he launched as LauberCFOs in 1986. At NWSCDC, Lauber has managed a portfolio of highly technical federal grants. 

“Nonprofit accounting is not for the faint of heart,” said Andrew Haug, senior development manager at NWSCDC. “For five years, John has guided NWSCDC with strategic financial counsel as we have grown significantly. From restricted federal grants to revolving loan funds to program investments from banks and financial institutions, John has helped NWSCDC expertly manage our accounts and consistently achieve clean audits.” 

“John’s financial expertise has helped launch NWSCDC into a new level, as we leverage our assets to grow our revolving loan portfolio,” said Willie Smith, executive director at NWSCDC. “His diligent work allows us to expand our impact in Milwaukee’ northwest side, promoting investments and growing jobs.”

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