Laurie Karlheim


Laurie spent the first twenty-plus years of her career working in administration in the medical and dental industries. In 2003 she became co-owner of a small trucking company where she worked for eight years. In 2011 she joined a logistics startup company and was tasked with setting up accounting, legal, and operational processes. Over the next seven years, she was a vital part of the company’s growth into a successful multifaceted logistics and transportation business.


She arrived at VFG with a wealth of experience that continues to bolster our accounting teams’ already impressive capabilities. She believes in the golden rule and credits her faith with her ability to be patient and optimistic whenever challenges arise. She thrives under pressure and brings positive energy to all her projects.


Laurie was born and raised in rural Pennsylvania and has lived in PA for most of her life. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, biking, jogging, and cheering on the many sports teams of Pittsburgh. She also enjoys a good game night and sewing dresses for special family occasions. She describes herself as a country girl at heart, and she greatly values time with her family. She has five daughters and five grandchildren who all live nearby and she loves any opportunity to take her grandkids to the park.