Laurie has been the Director of Donor Relations/Operations with Montaña de Luz since February of 2011. She is responsible for overseeing day-to-day office administration. Laurie also manages the God’s Gift Program. She plays an integral role in planning Light of the World and Fiesta and other fundraising events. Laurie received her Bachelors in Social Work from Ashland University. Post college, she was employed with the American Red Cross in their Disaster Services Department responding to local and national disasters. She then worked in managed care for United Behavioral Health in their Quality Assurance Department. Laurie and her husband and two children reside in Worthington and are members of the Worthington Presbyterian Church in which the MdL office is located. Laurie participated in her first service trip in the summer of 2011 and it was then that she fell in love with MdL’s mission and her job became not only her work, but her passion.