Laura prides herself on being a strategic thinker, strong communicator, and creative problem solver. While she may be new to the natural areas technology sphere, these skills will definitely prove invaluable in her role as product owner.
From 2011 to 2018, Laura worked in the healthcare industry for The Advisory Board Company. Her roles included research associate, analyst, senior analyst, consultant, and senior consultant. As a senior consultant, she led multi-project, health system consulting engagements focused on developing supply chain strategy and supply utilization optimization. In this supervisory role, she managed $500k to $1.3m budgets and achieved $10m+ total savings for her clients.
A graduate of Duke University with a BA in Public Policy, Laura grew up in Metro Detroit. She and her dog, Frankie, now call Portland home. During her free time, she enjoys traveling, yoga, running, hiking, camping, and other outdoor pursuits. She is excited to use her talents to improve conservation efforts across the country.