Stephanie Laitala-Rupp


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Areas of Expertise

Executive Leadership

A highly respected leader with a history of long-term CEO roles and a reputation for breaking down silos and fostering strong, collaborative teams.

Strategic Planning

Brings big-picture vision with meticulous attention to detail, resulting in watertight strategic plans that drive results.

Sales + Marketing

Drives growth via application of data driven, measurable strategies.



Commonwealth Companies

CEO / Founder

Owl Bookkeeping & CFO Services

Vice President & CFO

Strategic Advantage, Inc.



Metropolitan State University

BA, Accounting

Metropolitan State University

Industry Experience

  • Professional Services
  • Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Non-Profits
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Technology


  • Creating calm order in chaos
  • Quickly assessing complex situations
  • Building high functioning teams
  • Presenting financial information to non-financial people
  • Grit
  • Tenacity

Favorite Success Stories

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Positioning a private equity-owned specialty clinic roll-up to grow with confidence.


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Finding repeatable success with Growth Operators’ Quality of Function (Q of F) process

Consumer & Retail

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