Lover of all things Purple & Gold. Proud Brit. English Premier League enthusiast.
Laura brings a wealth of experience from her time in the public sector. She understands public policy and state government issues, and has experience working with national and statewide media.
Laura is a proud graduate of East Carolina University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in communications, with a concentration in public relations. While at ECU, Laura interned on the communications team for the late congressman Walter B. Jones.
After graduation, Laura worked side-by-side with FEMA on recovery and relief efforts as Assistant Public Information Officer for North Carolina Emergency Management during Hurricane Matthew. Laura then spent two years in the communications office for the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, where she worked in a variety of areas including the State Highway Patrol, Adult Correction, Juvenile Justice, and the NC National Guard.
Laura joined Eckel & Vaughan in 2019 and is currently working on her master’s degree in communications online from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.