Laura’s past experiences as the Vice President of United Way of Escambia County and the Executive Director of the Fiesta of Five Flags Association and Foundation have enabled her to build strong relationships with local leaders and philanthropists. In her role as Donor Relations Director, she is responsible for helping secure the financial resources necessary to support the College through individual giving and corporate sponsorships. During her career, Laura has worked collaboratively with leaders, peers, and Board Members to achieve organizational effectiveness, efficiency, and revenue goals. Her experience at Fiesta prepared for the management, marketing, sponsorship solicitation, and budget of multiple College Foundation activities and events. She directs event planning with assistance of committees, chairs, and volunteers.