As a professional writer, Laura's work has appeared in various publications including Ohio Magazine, Organic Spa Magazine, EcoWatch, YES! Magazine, The Establishment, and others. A Toledo, Ohio, native, Laura has lived in Cleveland since 2011. After starting her career in magazine editing and publishing, she made the natural transition to marketing as the industry adapted to a changing landscape. Laura's passions lie in social justice and environmental conservation. She and her husband have a dog named Basil and a cat named Taco and are constantly working on home and garden improvements. Laura graduated with a degree in English—Creative Writing from Ohio University in 2009.