President/Founder, Silverline Communications
As founder of Silverline Communications, Laura has over 20 years of experience helping clients develop and grow their businesses. Her role at Silverline is to ensure that clients see results from their marketing and communications investments.
Prior to Silverline, Laura launched the Washington, D.C. office of a leading Silicon Valley agency, A&R Partners (now Edelman Silicon Valley). She has co-founded and led global and national practice areas for the world’s largest public relations organizations Edelman and Omnicom’s Brodeur Partners. In these roles, her work focused on a variety of areas from technology to public affairs aligned with category leaders to matured startups. On the corporate side, Laura served as a senior member of the Sprint Nextel communications team focused on executive, internal and external communications supporting national sales and vertical products teams. She has also served in management and communications roles with regional high growth ventures accumulating over $1 billion in funding. Laura received a B.A. from the College of Charleston and a M.Ed. from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.