Laura is a cum laude graduate from Columbia College and received her CFRE™ in 2009. Prior to joining CAMP, she served as the Vice President of Development for LifeNet and Chief Development Officer for Ronald McDonald House, both in Dallas. She also served as the Development Director for Wonders & Worries in Austin, and Vice President of Development for the YWCA of Nashville & Middle TN. Laura has headed development departments for the past 12 years ranging from grassroots organizations to nationally-affiliated organizations, collectively raising over $20M and brings expertise in executing annual development plans, direct-mail appeals, special events, major gifts, newsletters, and capital campaigns.
Laura is no stranger to San Antonio. She is a 6th generation Texan and has numerous family members in the region. She lives in Castroville with her husband David; together they have seven children and five grandchildren.