Laura began her work at the Chamber as a volunteer in the fall of 2017. She became a member of the staff in January of 2018. Today she is responsible for the management of all Chamber programs and its day-to-day activities. Laura is a life-long resident of Hardeman County. She completed her high school education at Middleton High. As an adult, she earned her A.S. in Accounting at Jackson State Community College and her B.S. in Business at Liberty University. She is a 2018 graduate of Hardeman Leadership.
She currently serves on the Hardeman County Joint Economic & Community Development (JECD) board, the TSBDC (JSCC) Advisory Council, the Southwest Tennessee Tourism Association board, and is Secretary of the Bolivar Main Street board. She is a member of the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce Executives (TCCE), the Tennessee Economic Development Council (TEDC), and the West Tennessee Chamber of Commerce Executives (WTCCE) . She is actively involved in the West Tennessee Industrial Association, the West Tennessee Retail Alliance, and the Bolivar Rotary Club.