Laura is an HR professional with strong business acumen and a passion for building relationships and fostering a collaborative work environment. She's also a numbers person—she worked as a statistician and data analyst for more than 10 years before starting a small grain-free dog treat manufacturing company. In 2014, she went back to school to formally pursue a career in human resources, and worked as an HR generalist and HR manager before joining GSI in late 2018. Laura has experience serving on an equity team through the Center for Equity and Inclusion in Portland, and is leading GSI’s efforts to ensure we are doing our best to foster a workplace culture of equity and inclusion.