As senior program manager, Laura leads digital strategy at CCI to scale our impact.

Laura joined CCI in 2016. Before leading digital experience, Laura ran initiatives building safety net organizations’ capacity to apply human-centered design, address social needs via community-driven approaches, and pilot digital technology. Previously, Laura managed national partnerships, performance management, and innovation grantmaking at Blue Shield of California Foundation. She also held data and policy roles in state and federal agencies, where she consulted on early implementation of the Affordable Care Act and published socioeconomic research on Medicaid.

Laura has practiced design research in corporate and community settings for over 15 years and is trained in Lean process improvement and Agile methodologies. She holds a master’s degree from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs, a bachelor’s degree from NYU’s Stern School of Business, and was a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal. She loves salsa bars, both the taqueria and dancing kinds.