Originally from Michigan, Laurie attended Michigan State University and graduated summa cum laude from Kellogg Community College. After residing in Southern California and Montana, Laurie left careers in travel and emergency communications to move to Florida in 2005. Laurie has worked in the financial services industry for the past 10 years attaining comprehensive knowledge of banking, insurance investments, and financial planning. She holds numerous Securities Licenses (Series 7, 6, 66, 63, 26) and the Florida Life, Health, and Variable Annuity License.
Laurie is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA™). She works with attorneys and their divorcing clients to determine the short and long-term impact of proposed settlements. Her assistance helps clients avoid tax mistakes and common divorce pitfalls.
Laurie believes that volunteering and education are essential to a vibrant community. She has taught financial programs for area businesses, the YMCA, and Junior Achievement. She is a graduate of the Ormond Beach Leadership Program and is involved with the Business League Network and WOAMTEC.