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Laurie is a human resources leader who is passionate about putting people first. She has experience working for top employers in several industries, including healthcare and hospitality. She joined Sunrise in May 2020 as our Chief Human Resources Officer after serving 13 years in top HR roles at gategroup, a global airline catering and hospitality company.
Throughout her career, she has achieved business results through a disciplined focus on business strategy and aligned human resources strategy. She has led HR functions at the global and regional level in diverse employee-centric organizations. She has holistically examined, recommended, and implemented innovative approaches to drive change, competitively position companies, improve the employee value proposition, and enhance talent acquisition and talent development at all levels.
Laurie earned her master’s degree in business administration from the Kogod School of Business at American University and her bachelor’s degree from Georgetown College in business administration and communications. She holds certifications in leadership development, human resources, compensation, and financial planning.