Laura studied English Education at Northeastern Illinois University while also gaining extensive experience in Financial Compliance Management and Corporate Training in the banking industry. She served as the Executive Assistant to the Executive Pastor of The Orchard for eight years before transitioning into ministry training in 2016. Laura has a passion for Biblically sound teaching and resources that draw people into increasing Christlikeness. She and her husband Dan have been married since 1990. They attend the Itasca Campus of The Orchard with their three adult children.