Laura earned her MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University. While at Ross, Laura was selected for and served on the MBA Admissions Committee, where she evaluated applications and interviewed candidates for the full-time MBA program. She also served on the program’s select committee to assess and admit candidates from India. Laura began her career in Los Angeles in the film and television industries, where she worked for MGM Studios and Brillstein Entertainment Partners. Over the years, Laura transitioned to the startup world, assuming roles in business management, operations, and marketing at media and software companies. More recently, Laura has focused her expertise in online reputation management and social media marketing, and collaborated with all types of customers – from Fortune 50 companies to mom and pop businesses and individual consumers. In her spare time, Laura is an avid skier, traveler, non-fiction reader, and deep dish pizza eater.