Laurie is a certified facilitator, certified coach and seasoned speaker. She provides executive, career and business coaching for individuals and teams to help them achieve their vision, goals and desires. By applying Socratic questioning, she enables clients to seek their own answers. She has coached clients from Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. and around the world. In addition, Laurie facilitates programs and events to help companies, government agencies and professional associations achieve the highest possible levels of effectiveness. Topics for facilitated programs and events include Operational Excellence, Culture of Innovation, Change Management, Organizational Development, Strategic Planning, Process Improvement, Project Management, Leadership Development, Team Building, and Dare to Lead. A frequent keynote and breakout session speaker on technical and motivational topics to inspire personal and professional growth, Laurie has presented at dozens of conferences and professional meetings from small groups to over 350 people.
Laurie brings a unique perspective to her facilitation and coaching work since she spent the first part of her career in project and system-level engineering and management, facilitation and organizational development to support human life in space and operational excellence on the ground. Her work affected change at NASA’s Johnson Space Center and a number of defense, engineering and management consulting clients.
Laurie has a B.S. in Biological and Agricultural Engineering and an M.S. in Technical Management.