Raised in a Colorado farming community, Laura remembers going for family car rides to look at houses on Sunday afternoons, planting the seeds for her interest in real estate. After graduating from the University of Colorado with a degree in Business Administration and an emphasis in Accounting, she began her career as a CPA working as an auditor for Ernst & Young in Denver. She transitioned to real estate as a CPA with Kenneth Leventhal in San Francisco, then as a Financial Controller for Kaufman & Broad. Laura fell in love with the Bay Area during a training seminar and left the Rockies to begin her adventures on the West Coast and has lived in the beautiful cities of San Francisco, Mill Valley, and Vancouver, British Columbia.Establishing roots for her daughter in her husband’s family’s native home brought Laura to Oregon. Using a combined passion for giving back and working with numbers, Laura was an avid local school volunteer. Laura has served as president of her local Parent Teacher Club and the Portland Chapter of National Charity League and currently serves on the Board of Trustees at the Multnomah Athletic Club.Having owned six homes in four different cities, Laura knows what the home buying process can be and what it should never be. She offers her clients a passion for streamlining this process and helping them get exactly what they need. As an established Principal Broker and a Million Dollar Club producer, Laura is a service-oriented professional. She understands the level of dedication and professionalism clients demand and strives to exceed those expectations at every opportunity while representing her clients in driving towards a successful transaction. Her extensive experience in real estate finance uniquely positions her to the needs of both buyer and seller and focus on the transactional details on behalf of her clients.Laura lives in Portland with her husband Jerry, and their dog Winston, having recently entrusted Chapman University with the nurturing and education of their daughter, Madeline.