Laurie is an experienced executive with a career that spans over 30 years. Her corporate roles with a large, multi-national technology company ranged from Marketing, to Human Resources, to Leadership Development, to Government Relations. After retiring from the corporate world, she launched a second career as Managing Director of a niche global consulting firm focused on diversity, equity and inclusion.
Since relocating to Niagara-on-the-Lake in 2007, she has engaged in volunteer opportunities including mentorship in the Leadership Niagara Program, the Niagara 50+ initiative, the Board of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Hospital Auxiliary where she served as President from 2010 to 2012, and the Board of Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Palliative Care Service. She joined the Shaw Guild in 2013 and has served on the Executive Committee for 9 years as Activities Chair, Vice President, President and Past President. During her two-year term as President, Laurie was a member of the Shaw Festival’s Board of Directors and Board of Governors. Her most recent community initiative involved researching, designing and delivering a unique Ambassador Program for Niagara-on-the-Lake.