Laura is Vice President at Civic Advisors. She is an experienced digital strategist and storyteller previously leading social media in the Obama White House's Office of Digital Strategy. In the past year she successfully led digital campaigns including March for Our Lives, the United State of Women Summit, and When We All Vote. She also advised and led social media for the launch and tour of Michelle Obama’s book, Becoming. Previously, she worked on in the U.S. Senate as a senior communications advisor and also at the Department of Labor under Secretary Tom Perez, where she built and led a digital communications team to promote critical workplace issues including paid leave, equal pay, and the future of work. Before that, she worked as a digital programs manager helping to lead key fundraising projects for the 2012 Obama for America reelection campaign in both Chicago and Denver.
She is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and hails from Woodstock, Illinois.