Laurie is a second generation Realtor working in the Edmond/north Oklahoma City area. She is a native Oklahoman and grew up in north OKC, attending Putnam City schools. She holds a BA in Oral Communications/Broadcasting & in English Education. She and her family live in Edmond. She is a member of the Edmond Board of Realtors.

Laurie & her husband, Mark, are past board members of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Sooner Chapter. Their oldest daughter has CF and the whole family works hard to help raise funds for CF research so a cure can be found for this disease.