Laura was born and raised in Statesville, NC, where she graduated from Statesville Senior High School. She has a daughter, Brandi, and two grandsons, Brycyn and JJ, for whom she has a very big, soft spot in her heart. Her Boxer, Kendra, rounds out her family. Laura started with the Animal Hospital of Statesville in February of 1986 as a Client Services Representative. In 2001, she was promoted to Business Administrator. In 2002 and 2003, she attended the Levels 1 and 2 AAHA Veterinary Management courses at Webster Veterinary University in Charlotte, NC. When Laura was 19, she was searching for a job that she enjoyed. Her mother knew the owners of Animal Hospital of Statesville at that time.
With several years of customer service experience and her love for animals, she thought this job would be the perfect fit for her. Once she was employed, she KNEW she was meant to be here for many years to come. Almost 3 decades later, she still feels like she made the right choice to work at the Animal Hospital of Statesville. The rapid onset of technology has really expanded Laura’s job description.which includes Human Resources. She’s a very organized and determined person, and has contributed loads of energy to make the Animal Hospital of Statesville what it is today. She’s become an accomplished shagger – dancing, that is!