Prior to her arrival at Denver Seminary in 2005, Laura spent her career in national industry non-profit management in the area of leadership development and training. In addition to raising their now adult children, she and her husband Dale served in pastoral ministry for twenty-four years, the last ten in church planting. She also consults for businesses, non-profits and churches in the Denver area. Laura graduated from Seattle Pacific University (BA) and Denver Seminary (MA). An avid gardener, Laura also enjoys hiking, kayaking, biking, golfing and eating a home cooked meal with others.