Laurie has 30 years senior fundraising experience in reproductive health, hospice, education and the arts. She brings leadership experience in annual and major gift fundraising, capital campaigns, monthly membership programs, grants, special events and donor relations.
Laurie was the founding executive director for North Carolina LGBT attorneys, an organization which provided training and resources to lawyers serving LGBTQ clients and their families. While in North Carolina, she also served on Board committees for the NC Lambda Youth Network, North Carolina Pride, and the NC LBGT Film Festival, now called OutSouth.
Laurie graduated from the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford with a degree in Music Education and an additional concentration in Music Management. Born in Syracuse NY and raised in Peterborough NH, Laurie loves to travel, fish, and cheer for the Red Sox. Laurie and her dog Fenway live in Norwalk.