Laura’s background is in the hospitality industry, in which she worked as a consultant to create successful concepts for restaurants and public spaces for major hotel companies worldwide. Her broad range of experience includes strategic business consulting, concept strategy and brand development, event planning, marketing and PR planning, chef/menu development, and market research. Laura has been involved with Raphael House since 2013 and she co-chaired the annual gala in 2015, 2016 and 2018 and joined the Board of Directors in 2018. Laura is a Bay Area native and loves living in San Francisco with her husband, Sloan, and her two children. She supports Raphael House and community organizations so that the San Francisco Bay Area can become a better home for all.