President, Transportation


“I consider myself fortunate to have worked with Laurie and am a better leader because of her. She is a fast-study who quickly understands the qualitative and quantitative issues facing a business. In short, she is a brilliant leader who effectively builds a culture of success.”

Vice President Interactive

"Laurie's broad experience comes from the ability to quickly assimilate and understand new challenges easily and effectively. Her ability to grasp and manage the whole and establish a vision for the future, while still being able to delve into details makes her a very strong leader, clearly informed decision maker, and corporate visionary. I learned so much from Laurie and greatly valued my time working with her."

Director of Programming and Operations

"Who knew business evaluation and strategic planning could be so enjoyable!! Laurie’s approach to leading and facilitating business strategy sessions for teams is remarkably stressless, yet optimally productive. Her relational style, humor, perception and grounded, and structured approach combine with a block-buster professional background for high-yield and low-stress.


SBI Inc.

“In addition to being a gifted strategist, what sets Laurie apart is that she isn’t afraid to roll up her sleeves and slog through your messiest business problems with you. She helped me strategically reorganize and reposition both of my businesses. In six short months, she took me from a cold start, to poised for success on multiple fronts." 

Global Marketing Manager

Safety io | MSA Safety Inc.

“In a one and half-day session we developed the vision for the company for the next 3 years and set the high-level goals to accomplish it. Laurie did an amazing job as a facilitator. Her experience, dynamism and insights were crucial for the exercise.”

VP Marketing

The Art Institutes

“Laurie transformed our marketing department into a more strategic organization that tripled demand and fueled an unprecedented period of growth for our company.”

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