Laura manages the daily operations of most office-related matters at ERC. She supports the entire ERC staff through maintaining office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems and layouts. She also assists ERC’s staff with operational requirements by partnering with business practice leaders and following up on work results.
Laura’s professional experience includes her former role as Center Director for KinderCare Learning Centers for 16 years prior to joining ERC. During her tenure at KinderCare, Laura assumed progressively more responsibilities, culminating with her appointment to lead the opening of three new child care centers in the greater Cleveland area. She was responsible for all aspects of the startups including hiring staff and procurement of facilities, fixtures, and equipment, and she was ultimately responsible for new family enrollments and operational startup.
Laura received a Bachelor of Science degree in human ecology from The Ohio State University. She serves her community through many philanthropic organizations and participation in municipal committees.