Laura joined MPR | APM in 2019. She has spent 20 years fundraising for arts and culture organizations in the Twin Cities. Most recently she served as Vice President, Development at Minnesota Children’s Museum during their $30M capital campaign, including planning for the grand opening of the fully renovated museum. Previously she held development positions with Minnesota Orchestra, the American Composers Forum and the Dale Warland Singers. She holds a Masters in Non-profit Management from Hamline University and a B.A. in Music & Literature from Coe College. She is a Saint Paul resident and enthusiast, a member of the Leadership Saint Paul class of 2013 and currently serves on the board of Saint Paul Rotary Club 10.