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Laura McQuade

President at Airmedh Advisory

Laura McQuade
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About Me
Laura McQuade is a multi-level C-Suite visionary leader holding positions as CEO, COO, and CFO. She has a proven track record in re-envisioning and transforming organizations across many sectors, most recently in change management in the healthcare sector. She has a deep, lifelong commitment to women, girls and all underserved communities around the globe seeking self-determination and the ability to live their fullest lives. Most recently, Laura became owner of The White Gown, a boutique bridal salon in New York City, to help support women through their dream weddings.

In July 2020, Laura launched Airmedh Consulting, a strategic consulting firm that provides advisory services and interim leadership within the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. Laura is the Former President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY), a merged Planned Parenthood affiliate comprised of five legacy New York State affiliates that includes Planned Parenthood of New York City for which Laura was President and CEO since June 2017.
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Director of Finance and Administration

Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FSVC)
1997 to 2000
  • Managed a $5 million annual budget, comprised of funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the World Bank, private foundations and corporations; responsibilities included preparing and negotiating all budgets, overseeing the annual financial and A-133 audits, preparing monthly financial reports for the Board, and approving all project and administrative expenses at headquarters and in seven field offices.
  • Oversaw all administrative matters, such as employee benefits, facility management and registration of all overseas offices.
  • Supervised FSVC’s financial, administrative and IT staff.
  • Initiated organization-wide IT improvements, including installation of a LAN, upgrade to a relational database (Access) and the development of a website.
  • Negotiated grant terms and oversaw the organization’s compliance with funder requirements.
  • Negotiated a NICRA (Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement) with USAID for all FSVC grants and cooperative agreements.