Laura is the Development Director at WISE, a non-profit organization based in Lebanon, NH whose mission is to lead the Upper Valley in ending gender-based violence through survivor-centered advocacy, prevention, education, and mobilization for social change. Prior to joining WISE, Laura worked for thirteen years at The Mentor Network, a national network of health and human services providers offering home- and community-based services across the country, where she oversaw the integration of company acquisitions, the re-structuring of the human services division, and the strategic planning function of the organization. Laura also has worked as a consultant to Grassroot Soccer, an adolescent health organization that mobilizes at-risk youth in developing countries to overcome health challenges.

Laura holds degrees from Mount Holyoke College and Boston University School of Public Health.  Laura is currently on the Board of Trustees at the Howe Library in Hanover, NH and serves on the Education Committee for the Hanover Conservancy.  Laura lives in Hanover with her husband and three children and enjoys hiking, biking, and rowing.