Currently pursuing her Masters of Arts Administration at Ohio University, Laurel is devoted to cultivating meaningful relationships and connections. Her professional and educational background as a piano teacher has taught her how to be an effective communicator, collaborative team member, and intentional community member. Laurel graduated Summa Cum Laude from Wheaton College, IL with a double degree in Music Performance and Music Pedagogy. In her free time, Laurel and her husband, Stephen, hike the Appalachian foothills; train their cat, Fiona; and hunt for the spiciest food they can find.