Laura first worked for Ryan Associates in 2007. She then joined her talents to a diverse group of creative firms, rejoining Ryan Associates in early 2014. Her work has covered a variety of scales and project types, from large parks and mixed-use developments to small scale residential and institutional works. Prior to rejoining Ryan Associates, Laura worked with several firms in the Boston area where she was involved in a wide range of local and international projects.

Laura earned her MLA from RISD where her academic work focused on creating sustainable design solutions to cultural and environmental challenges. At The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA, Laura completed her undergraduate studies with a dual concentration in Environmental Science and Fine Arts.