“A graduate of Minnesota State Mankato, Laura has a double major in Speech and Mass Communications with a concentration in news and editorial writing. A multi-dimensional communications leader, Laura has over twenty years experience in television news, agency, non- profit and corporate communication environments. Her experience includes working with health care, legal, agribusiness, religious and faith-based, non-profit, financial and educational institutions.
Laura established Encore Public Relations in 2004 and has traveled the globe with clients developing strategies, creating and sharing content that educates, inspires and creates value. She’s passionate about film making and digital storytelling campaigns that illustrate values, mission, and purpose. Laura is particularly skilled at storytelling that seeks to unite through positive narratives in order to connect and appeal to universal values. She’s been a key communication consultant with strategies and tactics for more than $100M in capital campaigns, annual appeals, and social cause campaigns.