Laura’s career includes over 30 years experience in Retail, Hospitality, Management, and Administration. She has had the pleasure of working for companies such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, and Kessler Collection- a family of themed boutique hotels.
Before joining the DB&A Team, Laura was the Creative Director and Buyer of Desirant, a unique lifestyle boutique in downtown Asheville. Laura was instrumental to each companies growth, and was recognized as a top-performer for her many contributions.
One of Laura’s passions is helping others and giving back to the community. She currently volunteers with the Black Mountain Home for Children as a Community Liaison. Building relationships, attention to detail, and creativity have been integral attributes to her career.
She utilizes these and her experience by introducing local businesses to the ministry of the home. In addition, she lends her creative ideas for fundraising events. Laura’s goal and passion is to be part of something greater than herself, help make a difference in the lives of others, and work together to Glorify God.
Laura loves spending time traveling and hiking with her husband Tim. She enjoys decorating, event planning, entertaining, creative arts, and planning that dream home.