Laurie has over fourteen years of experience working with nonprofits, most recently as the Interim Executive Director of the Maricopa County Bar Association. Her expertise includes contract negotiations, corporate sponsorship procurement, stakeholder engagement, budget planning, public relations strategies, volunteer management and leadership development. Laurie has extensive experience working with board members, committee members and volunteers. She is adept at project management, event management, member and donor retention strategies, grant writing and donor cultivation. She is a member of the Arizona Society of Association Executives (AZSAE) and ASAE® The Center for Association Leadership. Laurie is currently fulfilling the requirements for the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation.