In 2012 Laurie joined the organization to run the Marin, Napa and Sonoma Counties’ satellite office located in the Renaissance Center for Entrepreneurship in San Rafael. She brings a strong background in marketing and acquisitions of credit products, having worked for JPMorgan Chase and Citibank for over 10 years in New York. She is an entrepreneur as well, owning a consumer product business. She authored a children’s book on dyslexia in 2014. Laurie holds an MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird) and a dual BA in International Affairs and Spanish Business from the University of Colorado. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
Laurie is a board member on the Marin County Child Care Council, steering committee member of the Children’s Investment Initiative, board member on the Canal Welcome Center, board member for Zero Breast Cancer, the Renaissance Center Marin Advisory Board and previously on the Community Action Marin Board. Working Solutions recently won the Small Business of the Year and Spirit of Marin Awards for 2015.