Laurie has spent over 12 years in retained executive search with leading global or national retained executive search firms (Heidrick & Struggles, CT Partners, Sextant Search Partners) and a $1 billion corporation. Her search assignments include various Board of Director and senior management functional positions (Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Chief Procurement Officer, Business Unit President, Vice President of Marketing) for financial services, manufacturing and non-profit clients. She has been responsible for managing the entire recruitment process. Laurie created and implemented search strategy; identified and assessed potential candidates; and interviewed and recommended qualified candidates – culminating in successful assignment completion. Prior to this profession, Laurie worked in the commercial real estate investment management industry. In this capacity, she nationally transacted equity infusion or mortgage loans on behalf of institutional and high net worth clients while at TIAA-CREF, Citicorp and a wholly-owned subsidiary of New York Life. Returning recently to her native Philadelphia area, Laurie holds an economics Bachelor of Arts degree from Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Illinois.