Laura is a local girl who was raised in Shaker Heights. She attended both John Carroll University and Ursuline College and majored in business communications. She has over 15 years of veterinary administrative experience and has a lifelong passion for animals. She has rescued both cats and dogs for over 30 years and is currently the pet parent of four rescued dogs, three cats, and three parakeets. She is also a married mother of three amazing sons and has six grandchildren. In her spare time, she volunteers in compassion ministries at her church, spends time with her family, hikes, bakes, gardens, sews, and enjoys Dunkin Donuts mocha macchiatos with whipped cream.